By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

2018 was an amazing year for us at John Mini Distinctive Landscapes. We completed some amazing projects and we continue to work with our wonderful clients. In 2019, we have some big things in the works, and we’d like to share with you what we think the defining office landscape trends of this... read more.

  • December 29, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Holiday Decor Ideas

When the winter season comes around, it is the perfect time to create a warm and inviting environment using holiday displays. Whether you have an office, retail store, hotel, restaurant, theme park or any commercial space, holiday displays are the perfect way to spice up your space. People choose w... read more.

  • December 11, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Your landscape says a lot about who you are. Make sure to put in the extra care that your area deserves. A luxurious landscape is all about making your space comfortable to use and pleasing to the eye, not about breaking the bank. Focus on the Entry The front entryway will be used by many people t... read more.

  • November 12, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, which is why getting it right the first time matters. Here is how we can add curb appeal to your location. Enhance the Entrance Ensure your property is welcoming to all by paying close attention to the entrance. It is important not to fill... read more.

  • November 27, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Each year, Pantone designates a “Color of the Year.” This color is meant to represent the current zeitgeist and often gets adopted into mainstream design trends. 2019’s color has been announced, and we’re excited to see that “Living Coral” is 2019’s Pantone... read more.

  • January 04, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

At John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, we’ll take on any challenge, including the challenge of incorporating biophilic design into smaller spaces. So if you have a small area you would like planted, look no further than JMdl to work wonders. Just because you only have a small space to work with,... read more.

  • January 23, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

This quiet courtyard is a relaxing green space nestled in the heart of midtown Manhattan.The streetside sanctuary has unique maintenance needs, which are provided by John Mini Distinctive Landscapes. The company inherited the project in 2013 when the firm was tapped to take over maintaining the spac... read more.

  • March 21, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

We all know that office plants look nice, but did you know that they can actually boost creativity, improve mood, and increase productivity? It’s true, your office can become happier and accomplish more with a few strategically located plants.   Desk PlantsThe choice of desk plant is go... read more.

  • February 08, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

  Spring is coming so this means you should start preparing the outdoor area of your office for the nice weather. The transition period from Winter to Spring can seem muddy and dead, but by preparing now, you won’t have to worry about your landscape looking sad once Spring hits. Clean u... read more.

  • February 25, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Welcoming Front Entrance The front entrance of your office should be noticeable and welcoming. For every season there are different ways to keep an attractive entrance way. For the upcoming warmer months, consider rotating new spring flowers into the mix. Big, healthy bushes on each side of your bus... read more.

  • March 11, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

We adapt to the seasons by wearing the correct clothing and accessories. Plants are another species that adapt and thrive in certain seasons as well. When it comes to the warmer weather, there are so many plants to choose from, but these specific plants will thrive and complement your space the most... read more.

  • March 25, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Every day should be Earth Day! Our Earth is our home, which we should treat with care. After all, we only have one world to live on. Use this day to commit to a greener you by participating in these ideas for your place of work. Plant a GardenPlant some colorful flowers and plants somewhere near yo... read more.

  • April 03, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

May 3rd, 2019 is Garden Meditation Day. What does that mean and how can you celebrate? Conscious Life Shop points out that “being in nature reduces anxiety.” Meaning, while we are among nature, we feel a sense of ease, as we are grounded with Mother Nature. Not to mention, fresh air can... read more.

  • April 15, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Mother’s Day is approaching fast! Flowers and plants are always a great go-to gift. With so many varieties to choose from, you could gift these to your mother every year and still keep things fresh. Although any kind of flower and plant is beautiful enough to give to mom, many of them obtain t... read more.

  • April 29, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping, Outdoor Landscaping

Roses, tulips, and other types of flowers are a normal gift for mom on Mother’s Day, but what about Father’s Day? Some dads enjoy plants too, especially if they enjoy gardening! If dad has younger children or grandchildren, gardening is a great hobby for them to do together. Skip the typ... read more.

  • June 10, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Spending time outdoors in your large residential or commercial landscape is enjoyable, especially at night. However, it’s not too enjoyable if you’re sitting there in the dark. Landscape lighting adds character and extends your night, allowing you to entertain and relax longer. John Mini... read more.

  • June 02, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Finally, the day we’ve all been waiting for! The first day of summer is upon us, so what does that mean? It’s time to figure out which summer plants you want in your commercial landscape this season. If you’re unsure, John Mini Distinctive Landscapes has some awesome suggestions to... read more.

  • May 04, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Taking a lunch break outside in your office’s landscaped area is a great way to get some fresh air away from your desk. However, when there are too many bugs around, it can be more irritating than relaxing. Luckily, there are plants that can keep certain insects away, so you can enjoy their be... read more.

  • May 13, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Summer weather means it’s time for a change. Switching up your indoor plants with the seasons will mirror nature and keep the office fresh rather than stagnant. John Mini Distinctive Landscape suggests these flowers to kick off your summer:  ... read more.

  • May 21, 2019

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Whatever the current condition of your commercial landscape, installing a water feature can only enhance your surroundings. Not only does it create a relaxing environment, but it will set your business apart from the rest. Should you be interested in introducing a little respite to your commercial l... read more.

  • May 30, 2019