Spring into Greenery

Spring into Greenery

Having a concrete pad under a hot tub is important for several reasons:

1. Level surface: A concrete pad provides a stable and level surface for the hot tub to sit on. This helps ensure that the hot tub is properly supported and reduces the risk of it tipping over or becoming unbalanced.

2. Weight distribution: Hot tubs are heavy, especially when filled with water and occupants. A concrete pad helps distribute the weight of the hot tub evenly, preventing it from sinking into the ground or causing damage to the surrounding area.

3. Protection: A concrete pad creates a barrier between the hot tub and the ground, protecting the bottom of the hot tub from debris, moisture, and uneven surfaces that could cause damage over time.

4. Durability: Concrete is a durable material that can withstand the weight and pressure of a hot tub, as well as exposure to water and weather conditions. A concrete pad will provide a long-lasting foundation for your hot tub. Overall, having a concrete pad under your hot tub is essential for ensuring its stability, longevity, and safety.

Durability: Concrete is a strong and durable material that can support the weight of the hot tub and withstand the constant exposure to water and heat.

 Stability: A concrete base provides a stable and level foundation for the hot tub, reducing the risk of it shifting or sinking over time.

Protection: Concrete can help protect the ground beneath the hot tub from damage caused by moisture and heat, preventing potential issues like erosion or sinking.

4Insulation: Concrete can provide some insulation from the ground, helping to maintain the water temperature in the hot tub more efficiently.

Maintenance: A concrete base is typically easier to clean and maintain compared to other materials, reducing the risk of mold or mildew buildup. Overall, having a concrete base under a hot tub can enhance its longevity, stability, and overall performance.

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Arriving at the office before the sun rises and leaving at dusk can cause a real sense of deprivation for those who love the outdoors.  With Daylight Savings coming into effect this past Sunday, it marks the start of spring, as we all start to look forward to spring and longer days with the sun shining start planning for how you want to spend your spring.

Whether you work from a home office or in a shared office space, greenery can have a restorative effect, and adding some houseplants might be the missing nature link needed to improve productivity and job satisfaction. Branded office plants or plantable gifts can have so many benefits, it makes it one of the most useful and thoughtful promotional merchandise options. Adding your logo or messaging to one of the below gifts shows you truly care about your employees or other lucky receivers.

Here are some great ways to add plant joy into the workplace:

1. Desktop Greenery

Gifting plants can bring joy to any office space – plants have been proven to reduce stress, boost creativity and productivity. Plants can encourage teamwork plus with coworkers by creating schedules to care for each others plants when the other is away. Include an uplifting message with your branded gift to increase the effects.

Team engagement ideas: Host a “grow fastest” contest!


Ceramic Planter Set                 Tiny Terracotta Grow Kit                          The Mini Bonsai Kit

2. Gourmet Herbs

Herbs are not only a way to add great taste to your meals without adding salt, but they also have numerous nutritional benefits. There is now ample evidence that spices and herbs possess antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antitumorigenic, anticarcinogenic, and glucose- and cholesterol-lowering effects, plus contain properties that affect cognition and mood. Expand your taste buds and start your own herb garden this spring to use in all of your recipes.

Office Engagement Ideas: Recipe exchanges or cooking contests – even Friday beverages!


Self Watering Planter                              Herb Book                    Tapered Tumbler Grow Kit 

3. Plants for Wellness

These days we tend to keep plants and flowers around as decoration or to take advantage of their lovely scent, but research also shows the wonderful ways in which plants can actually benefit our health and happiness. Perhaps when we’re feeling a bit run-down the garden should be our first port of call.

Office engagement ideas: Organize an herb sharing office event, or create a greenery quiet area.

Herbal Medicine for Emotional Healing (101 Natural Remedies for Anxiety, Depression, Sleep, and More) by Tina Sams, 9781646119974                     

Herbal Medicine Book      Soap with Plantable Wrap              People Plant Kit              Take Care Kit 

4. Encourage a Green Thumb for a Green Planet

People plant a garden for various reasons, including filling empty outdoor spaces, improving their home’s curb appeal, and having access to fresh herbs and vegetables. Additional eco benefits are even more of a plus – plants help create cleaner air and offer cross-pollination by birds and bees and more.

Office engagement ideas: Have a lunch room talk about what people are doing to live a greener life.

Container Gardening For Beginners (A Guide to Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, and Edible Flowers) by Tammy Wylie, 9781648768101               

 Container Gardening                  Seed Bombs                       Save The Bees Plantable Paper 


For more inspiration, check out our latest Spring into Summer catalogue of even more curated ideas.

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