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Designing with Topiary Spheres: Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

One can’t help but think of Dr. Seuss’s whimsical trees when they see a topiary boxwood ball. But their fun design only belies a more classic, manicured design accent that has become a popular choice for the modern designer. Here are just a few ideas on how to style our no-maintenance artificial topiary spheres for residential and commercial spaces. Read more

Replica Living Walls: Bringing Your Design to Life (With Zero Care)

Using greenery to decorate walls is hardly a new concept. In fact, it originated with Babylon’s famous hanging gardens, where it has been posited that the garden walls were climbing with vines and leafy greens. In 1986, French botanist Patrick Blanc took the concept of the “green wall” to new heights and made it a modern design trend with his notable vertical garden design at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie in Paris. And it’s really no wonder that green walls continue as a beloved design trend; they marry the natural beauty of the outdoors with the modern lines and convenience of indoor furnishings. So how can you capitalize on this contemporary design accent, and without breaking your project budget? We’ll show you how in this blog post. Read more

An American Landmark Gets a Makeover

Iconic amusement park Knott’s Berry Farm is considered one of America’s “must see” attractions. Southern California natives and visitors alike return to this historic park every year, which had its humble beginnings in 1920 as a simple roadside stand owned and operated by the Knott family. Eventually the location evolved into the famous Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant, which first opened in 1934, before shops, roller coasters, and other attractions were added. Read more

Uses for Artificial Hedges (That You May Not Have Thought Of)

By now, you’re likely aware of how perfect our artificial boxwood hedges are as privacy screens and space dividers for homes, offices, restaurants, hotels—and pretty much any space. But you may not be aware of the many other uses for these lush, lifelike hedges. The possibilities are endless, since these hedges are available in both indoor and outdoor-rated constructs, and so easily customized. Here are just a few ways to utilize these thick, green hedges that you may not be aware of. Read more

Three Privacy Screen and Space Divider Options for Your Home, Office, Restaurant, or Venue

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 Basket Beauties: Lifelike Flowers and Plants That Last for Seasons

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

Artificial Plants Unlimited Booth - IAAPA Expo 2015 Orlando, Florida

Imaginations Unleashed at the IAAPA 2015 Expo

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