Articles by 'John Mini Distinctive Landscapes'

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As leaders in the landscaping industry with over 40 years of experience, John Mini creates beautiful indoor, outdoor and holiday landscapes for commercial and corporate spaces in NY, NJ and CT.

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 08, 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 29, 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

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 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

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 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

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 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 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 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 Holiday Decor Ideas

The holiday season is quickly approaching and it's time to think about brightening up your indoor or outdoor space with lighting. If you are ready to have a lighting display sure to impress, then it is time to call in the professional lighting specialists at John Mini. Custom Design Our team will... read more.

  • October 25, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

  There is more to landscaping than just creating beautiful spaces. The benefits of landscaping are endless, especially for your business. When planning to approve the appeal of your space, many people are quick to focus on the interior. Due to this, outdoor landscaping and all of its value o... read more.

  • October 08, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

As summer winds down and temperatures begin to cool off, we can feel Fall in the air. Here are our tips for transitioning your space from summer to autumn. Late summer into early fall is the perfect time to start making changes to your landscape, as some plants may already be thinning out. Addition... read more.

  • September 21, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Plants have the ability to enhance the appearance of your office, and can also improve health and productivity. However, choosing the right plants isn't easy as there are a lot of details to consider. SpaceJust like humans, plants need plenty of space to thrive. Good airflow is especially essential... read more.

  • September 21, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Indoor Landscaping

Want to add a little green to your landscape but have a small space? There’s no need to worry because we can create highly functional and beautiful designs, regardless of size! Small spaces do require a bit more creativity with their design, but it is important to note that with the right des... read more.

  • September 05, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

Looking for a low-maintenance and earth-friendly option for your space? Sustainable plantings bring beauty and the benefits of nature to your garden! Sustainability is all about maintaining natural resources that are needed to survive. Misusing natural resources can be dangerous for us and our futu... read more.

  • September 05, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

A terrace is an amazing oasis that not only looks beautiful, but provides functionality too.... read more.

  • August 03, 2018

By John Mini Distinctive Landscapes, Posted in Outdoor Landscaping

A garden or landscape full of seasonal plants that add vibrant color, interesting texture and lush, green foliage will ensure beauty in your space each season.... read more.

  • August 03, 2018