Bringing Nature to Work

Successful Connecticut Business Man …

Successful Connecticut Business Man Shares his Insights on Sustainable Business by Heather Burns CTGreenScene.com In honor of Earth Day, I spoke with one of Connecticut’s most inspirational sustainable business owners I know.  Bruce Crowle, Co-Owner with his wife Joanne, of Atria Inc. shares some insight on the good, the difficult, and the rewarding elements of operating a […]

I-Plants Magazine 2013 Design Award for Holiday Decor

Atria is honored to have tied for first place in the I-Plants Magazine 2013 Design Award – Holiday Decor category. It was a team effort from the design concept, to the production, to the installation, and we have the best team! Here is the award winning entry: Having just completed a large renovation of the campus, our client […]

Plant Portraits – Living Art

For many offices, a plant portrait is a much more practical and attainable approach to a green wall.  They can be configured on the wall in many different ways and are also available in assorted sizes, so do not count out that smaller wall in your reception area! The photo below is of a recent […]

You Need Plants!

Plants are Critical to any Interior Design – Why It Matters Our human nature wants to connect with the outdoors.  Research indicates that interior landscaping is not only desirable but a “must do green initiative” to keep clients, tenants and customers happy and healthy.  If you’re not convinced of the power of green, please examine […]

Why Plants are Critical to any Interior

By Bruce Crowle Interior plants have been around for centuries, so the interiorscape industry is still in its infancy (about 50 years old).  So the question that begs to be asked is why do we need plants indoors?  The biophilia hypothesis suggests that there is an instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems, including […]

Why You Should Hire a Green Earth–Green Plants Certified Business

The Green Earth-Green Plants Advantage     Your guests, visitors and tenants want a healthy, eco-friendly environment! Whether you manage an office, a mall, a hotel, or your own business– when it comes to hiring an indoor plantscaping company, you want to hire a company that is Green Earth-Green Plants® Certified. Green certified businesses have […]

Special Olympics & The Pot-A-Plant Program

The Special Olympics Connecticut Summer Games were held June 8th, 9th and 10th in the Greater New Haven Area.  This year, Atria was proud to be one of several companies to donate 200, 2″-3″ plants for Pot-A-Plant, an extracurricular activity program for the Special Olympics Summer Games. Its intent is to provide interaction between the athletes and […]

Spring Has Arrived in Hartford, CT

  This is a recent seasonal installation downtown Hartford, CT.  The client was looking for a burst of color to celebrate the arrival of Spring and get their tenants and visitors into the spirit of the season.  We added daffodils, begonias, forsythia and tulips to their already lovely plantings.  What a wonderful job our design […]

Living Works of Art ‘Plant Portraits’

Atria is very excited to introduce a new and unique way to bring nature to your place of work.  ‘Plant Portraits’ truly are living works of art.  Transform any vertical surface into a lush and strikingly beautiful garden and enjoy all of the benefits of plants – without compromising valuable floor space.  Contact us today […]