Category: Miscellaneous

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Some of you may be wondering where MacBeth Farm Interiorscapes came from.  When Foliage Design Systems closed its franchise business on May 30, 2023, we needed to rebrand.  After many sleepless nights and many discussions with my family, we kept coming back to our roots.  For over 75 years, my family… Read more »

How the Interior Design of Your Business can Affect Perception

Macbeth Farms Interiorscapes

You can tell a lot about a place based on the way it’s decorated. Just one look and you’ll know if someone there cares about the place’s appearance– or not. Have you ever walked into an office that made you feel like you were in a grand hotel? The carpet was clean and new, the… Read more »

The Easiest Plants to Have Indoors [Infographic]

Unfortunately, we aren’t all born with green thumbs. However, that doesn’t mean your home or office should be void of any plants, flowers or greenery. In fact, we think that means it’ll be just more fun of an adventure for you to grown and maintain your own indoor garden! Starting small (or easy to care… Read more »

What to Do With All Those Holiday Plants?

The holidays are long gone. Still, there are probably plenty of casual reminders of the happy season strewn around the house. Barely unwrapped gifts, leftover cookies getting stale in the fridge and decorations waiting to be stowed away are all quietly nagging for your attention. Holiday flowers are among the worst culprits—drying out and withering,… Read more »

Spruce Up Your Office Decor For the Holiday Season

Nothing symbolizes the changing of seasons better than plants. Right now, Spring seems so far away, but the beauty of blooming, colorful flowers is part of the reason we’re so willing to wait. Plant life thrives through the summer, soaking up the warmth of the bright sun. Fall brings the changing of colors, falling leaves,… Read more »

Turn Annoying Fallen Leaves Into Compost for Indoor Plants

The fall season is officially here, bringing with it the anticipated, beautiful display of reds, oranges, and yellows in our trees. But wouldn’t it be nice if those leaves could just stay put? Instead, they blanket our lawn, giving homeowners yet another chore that eats into weekend time for apple picking and football watching. Most… Read more »

Scientists Growing Plants in the Dark May Be Key to our Future

The other day a popular fast food chain showed online that they were selling an “all black” burger in Japan, including the buns, the cheese and the meat. A little unusual, don’t you think? Well, we’re living in a time when it may even be possible to grow plants in the…wait for it…dark. Yep! Leave… Read more »

How to Protect Your Plants From Frost

With fall and winter weather comes frigid temperatures, and as such, you’ll want to protect certain outdoor plants from frost. Keep tabs on the weather. When you hear that the temperature is going to drop below 34°F (1.1°C) that’s your cue to be on the lookout for frost and frost damage. Ideally, before the snow… Read more »