Education Category

Could this be the oldest plant in the world?

130 million year old plant could be the world’s first flower

26th Sep 2016

Experts dated the plant at between 125 million and 130 million years old and showed that despite appearances it was an angiosperm, or flowering plant.

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Plants can Talk

Plants can Talk

16th Feb 2015

Talking to plants was highlighted by Prince Charles. Now anyone with a computer or synthsizer can hear their plants talk, using a newly developed biofeedback machine called 'Midi Sprout' Four plants were used to produce a musical quartet, listen to it here...

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Plant Displays for Telford Academy School

Plant Displays for Telford Academy School

13th Oct 2014

The newly built school in Telford was built to the highest environmental green standards and has been awarded a BREEAM excellent rating. The building was constructed using natural timber materials wherever possible and the green interior planting...

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Could having plants in your office get you a promotion?

Could having plants in your office get you a promotion?

7th May 2014

Plants 'make workers 40% more productive and creative'Scientists from the University of Exeter found that plants at work increase productivity, aid concentration and boost staff wellbeing by 47%. Other studies have been conducted over a variety of...

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Plants can learn & remember

Plants can learn & remember

17th Mar 2014

Some interesting study results show that plants can learn and remember and that this memory lasts for at least four weeks. Recent studies have shown that plants can store and recall biological data. But resear...

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Plants at Nishkam School create a warm & friendly environment

Plants at Nishkam School create a warm & friendly environment

4th Feb 2014

Plants at Nishkam School create a warm & friendly environment in keeping with schools vision; 'the school should be designed to be a warm friendly place with a homelike environment'¦...

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£90 million University Refurbishment gets bespoke planting scheme.

£90 million University Refurbishment gets bespoke planting scheme.

15th Jan 2014

A comprehensive three year and £90 million University refurbishment was given the finishing touches with a imaginative contemporary planting scheme from Office Landscapes. The newly transformed building has an ultra modern...

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Plants for Schools

Plants for Schools

17th Dec 2013

Office Landscapes install a Contemporary exterior Landscaping Scheme for St Thomas' School. Our brief was to create maximum visual impact in front of the newly...

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Plants Can Improve Student Performance.

The Benefits of Plants in Schools.

1st Oct 2013

Plants in School classrooms consistently led to improved performance in spelling, mathematics and science, ie, across the curriculum. Latest Research & unanimous agreement among teachers and students show that plants...

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