For every person that has the time and patience to nurture a growing vine on their bare trellis, there are many of us that simply want a full, flowering, climbing-vine trellis—and we want it now! Here are some tips on how to get beautiful, fully blooming residential or commercial garden trellises—and without the wait. Read more
Want your own private space free of unpleasant views and irritating traffic and neighbor noise? Or perhaps you’d like to section off a large room or outdoor area for multiple uses, or find a decorative backdrop for your trade show or special event? Our variety of indoor and outdoor privacy screens and space dividers answer to these common concerns and many more. The following three space dividers are some of our most popular, as they blur the line between functional and ornamental, instantly making your home, office, restaurant, or venue a more usable and beautiful space. Read more
Hanging baskets are a simple way to add instant beauty to a place—be it a home, office, commercial property, or city street. But since hanging baskets live at or above eye level, with that high visibility comes the need for them to look fresh and attractive at all times. Our faux hanging basket arrangements appear lifelike, even up close, and are UV protected and fade resistant so that they will maintain their beauty season after season. Read more
Even with consistent care, real plants often look wilted or unappealing—which is a major problem for theme parks, resorts, and other commercial areas where landscape design contributes to the overall impression of the business. Our seasonal artificial plants are durable and colorfast solutions to this problem. Rated for outdoor use, these replica plants look perfect in every season—and all season long. Read more
Artificial Plants Unlimited (APU) introduces five inspired products with faux foliage–all designed for the savvy landscaper in mind–at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) show in New Orleans this year, October 21 – 24. Enjoy sneak previews of APU’s latest innovations helping industry experts use sustainable plant management practices. learn, too, about incorporating fake trees and flowers in state-of-the-art planters from our sister company, Planters Unlimited (PU). Read more
The robust green stalks of faux horsetail reeds perfectly mimic their live counterparts, presenting a beautiful and pristine picture of the earth. Tidy and stalwart, equisetum grass is one of the eco-friendliest renditions of the real thing gracing commercial spaces today. And what better home to find them in than a modern planter set against glass or distinguishing the heft of a cast stone classically crafted container enhancing a hotel entrance or atrium. Read more
Privacy screens are used for more than just, well, privacy. Whether you need to block unsightly views with a green wall, grow your brand with a branded living wall, delineate space, or showcase your property with a vertical garden, green walls can provide just what the doctor ordered when it comes to solving any of these challenges. Adding a patio privacy screen to block visibility of a pool down below from the cafe terrace above is one such practice that has been successfully used by Marriott Irvine, for example. Another customer had Artificial Plants Unlimited design a snug lounging area by creating a casual wall garden surrounding their outdoor seating. Still another common use of green walls is as balcony privacy screens blocking lateral or lower viewer’s line of vision. Read more
With the imagination of George Lucas and the innovating capabilities and manufacturing muscle of Apple, Inc., Artificial Plants Unlimited (APU) presented a cornucopia of creative natural and faux foliage solutions recently at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions in Orlando, FL. Positioned as the “all things visionary in artificial plants” company, APU showcased a variety of inventive product displays–from ghoulish and ghostly trees fit for Hogwarts to swirling, whirling artificial plant walls that look so real you can almost see them grow! This premier artificial plant manufacturer is excited to offer services designed to inspire, bringing to life traditional green concepts with a unique twist to industrial backdrops to contemporary urban chic environments. Read more
Some spaces are tricky to divide. Sure, you could erect a temporary wall, as an expensive and inflexible solution to divide a commercial space, but lighting, fire codes and other concerns make this an undesirable option.
We have several beautiful solutions for dividing up large spaces in an elegant, natural way.
Bringing the outdoors into livable spaces has been an interior trend that has real staying power. It’s organic and fresh and really encapsulates that easy-going woodsy vibe that truly engages customers. However, bringing real trunks and branches into indoor spaces can result in infestation, dirt and a fire hazard that is simply not ideal.
We’ve produced real solutions for decorative branches, tree branch screens and birch branches that are safe, visually appealing and work well inside or outside. Shop Natural Branches» for decoration and space delineation, or read on to learn more.
Voluptuous over large roses, along with shy, diminutive mums, sultry peonies and exotic bougainvillea erupt spontaneously from rich foliage, creating an enchanting and intriguing backdrop for this lovely bride from Wilhelmina Models. Read more