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ABOUT BOSTON CITYSCAPES

Who We Are and Why We Are Here

OUR MISSION
Our mission at Cityscapes is to transform people’s lives through the power of plants.

We provide superior design, installation and maintenance of interior and exterior landscapes. Our understanding of biophilia and the innate human emotional connection to nature guides our design process from concept through completion and beyond.

OUR STORY

Since 1992, Cityscapes has provided fresh and distinctive interiorscape solutions to Boston’s leading hotels and corporate facilities. Our comprehensive plant services have become a respected and trusted solution for Boston’s most respected property managers, office managers, and members of the interior design, architectural, engineering and construction industries.

Our Focus
Cityscapes’ focus is on enriching your environment through biophilic design and the power of plants to make a lasting impact on everyone who enters your space.

Our Team
Recognizing that people are our most important resource, we strive to enhance each individual’s contribution to our team by creating a work environment that values collaboration, passion, pride and integrity.

As a professional services company we go the extra mile to develop and ensure our team’s dedication to our clients. In fact, the investments we make in our employees and staff sets Cityscapes apart not only in terms of quality, but in our ability to continuously evolve and serve you better over time.

Our Promise
Cityscapes prides itself on your success. We make a sincere promise to each one of our customers that you will be thrilled with the work we produce. And of course, if we do not live up to our promise, we will work with you to correct the problem until you are completely satisfied.

On behalf of the Cityscapes team, I invite you to schedule a complimentary design assessment. It will show you exactly how we can help you succeed. I look forward to meeting you soon.

Sincerely,

Janice Goodman
President, Cityscapes Plant Care Inc.

How do we do this?

Interior Plantscapes

Indoor plants and interior gardens have been the core of Cityscapes since our start in 1992. This service has grown to incorporate far more than just plants in pots. Bring the outdoors in. We offer a range of products from dynamic arrangements to full planting beds.

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Exterior Landscapes

Transform your building’s exterior with a landscape design that resonates and inspires. Boost your curb appeal, or make sure your courtyard oasis is perfect. Our designs can be seen throughout Boston, on the street, rooftops, patios and more. We will make your greenspace a Boston destination.

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Living Walls

Incorporate the hottest biophilic design element into your space. Living walls are vertical gardens that can fit almost any existing wall or column and support a variety of plants. Living Walls maintain healthy air quality and humidity levels while delivering the stunning visual impact.

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Moss Walls

Preserved moss walls are perfect for those who want to bring life to their space but do not have the light levels or accessibility for a living wall. These extremely versatile products can range in shape, scale and color. Match a logo, fill existing architecture, hang interchangeable frames and so much more.

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Living Fernature™

Fully integrate nature into your interior design. Living Fernature TM is the fusion of nature and function. Choose from organic woods, to contemporary metals. We offer customizable options to fit your existing space. Commit to the benefits of biophilic design in every way possible.

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Holiday Décor

Make sure your space reflects the magic and sentiment of the holidays. From transforming your lobby into a winter wonderland, to outfitting your outdoor spaces with live wreaths. Keep it clean and contemporary, embrace nostalgia or let us match your current interior décor.

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TransPLANTed

The community of Boston has helped Cityscapes become a successful business and we are always looking for ways to give back. The TransPLANTed Roaming Greenhouse is our way of making plants accessible to the community while raising money for local and international charities.

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We set ourselves apart from other vendors not only in our unique plantscape designs but also in reducing our carbon footprint and therefore reducing yours.

  • Collaborate directly with architects and designers to integrate sustainable design solutions from project conception
  • Use native plant species in our permanent exterior planting designs
  • Choose interior plants that require minimal watering
  • Offering ‘Living Art‘ as an alternative to fresh cut flowers
  • Supplement season-appropriate temporary annuals and tropical plants with evergreens and perennials to reduce waste and overall cost
  • Design plantings to require minimal watering
  • Use organic and attractive top dressings and mulches to reduce water loss and decrease watering frequency
  • Design with products from vendors who share similar sustainable practices
Not only does Cityscapes design with sustainability in mind, we also operate day-to-day utilizing these ‘green’ practices and techniques.

  • Install smart irrigation systems with rain sensors to conserve water
  • Utilize similar water sensors on many interior projects with irrigation systems to avoid over-watering
  • Hand-water most interior and exterior plant sites to avoid water loss from irrigation systems
  • Practice proactive maintenance to reduce plant replacements inside and out
  • Horticulturalists use public transportation to get from site to site, reducing our carbon footprint
  • Use IMRI certified organic fertilizers, soil, and preemergant weed killer
  • Are synthetic pesticide-free
  • Reuse or compost all organic materials
  • Clean all interior plants with only soap and water
  • Recycle all paper and cardboard products
  • Recycle all plastic products including plant grow pots and trays

Who else is at TPIE this week?! Don't miss today's workshop: Keeping the Edge in Your Interiorscape Designs.

Cityscapes owner and founder, Jan Goodman, will be speaking on a panel with two other amazing plantscapers sharing how to bring your biophilic designs to the next level.

🕘3 - 4:30 p.m. (EST) at Tampa Convention Center - Room 12. We hope to see you there!

#TPIE #tpie2022 #biophilicdesign #designinspiration #bringnaturein #plantstothepeople #plantlovers #plantdesigner #interiordesign #bostonplantdesign #plantscaping #naturelovers #horticulture #powerofplants
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It's freezing outside, but we're keeping it fresh and colorful indoors with our winter living art arrangements!

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#livingart #stayingalive #biophilia #designingwithplants #winterinboston #keepingitgreen #plantsofig #plantarrangements #winterplants #orchids #winterflorals #bostonplants #bostoninteriordecor #seasonaldecor #livingdecor #powerofplants
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It's #PhilodendronFriday, and we're wondering- what do you think we should do with these tall guys!?

Philodendron hederaceum, or the heartleaf philodendron, is super easy to grow and is a climbing plant, making it a great one to grow on a totem!

☀️ Tolerant of different light levels, but thrives in medium indirect light.
💧 Keep soil moist, allowing the top layer of soil to dry out between watering.
🌡Keep in average room temperatures, will tolerate a minimum temperature of 60 degrees F.

#philodendrons #tgif #totemplants #tallplants #bigplantsbigplans #philodendronheartleaf #plantcaretips #plantsofig #bostonplantdecor #designingwithplants #plantfacts #houseplants #philodendronfanatic #horticulture #powerofplants
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Living walls are a living work of art. Always growing, never stagnant. Just like your workplace.

Bring your people together with a living wall, a breath of fresh air, and a pop of vibrant color by adding a living wall to your workspace.

See link in bio to learn more about living walls and all their benefits beyond just aesthetic!

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#biophilicdesign #livingwalls #livingart #greenwall #verticalgarden #biophilic #wallgarden #greenofficespace #indoordecor #workplacewellness #workplacedesign #bostonarchitecture #bostoninteriordesign #designingwithplants #plantstyling #plantsofig #greenspace #livingwallsystem #plantscaping #reconnectwithnature #powerofplants
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TGIF everyone! 🤜🤛

We're kicking off the year with #PhilodendronFridays! Starting 2022 with the Philodendron Xanadu. (Yes, because it rhymes, but also because we're obsessed with this gorgeous plant!)

These are great indoor plants with stunning foliage, growing between 2-4 ft. tall - a great option when there's not a ton of growing space. Here's what the Xanadu needs to thrive:

☀️ Medium to bright indirect sunlight

💧 Water thoroughly until the water drains out of the bottom of the pot, and then allow the top 50% of soil to dry out before watering again. Leaves turn yellow if the soil stays too wet. A Xanadu grows more slowly in the winter and requires less frequent watering.

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#philodendronfriday #interiorplantscaping #tropicalindoorplants #biophilia #plantsofig #funfacts #horticulture #bostonplantscapes #plantfactsfriday #philodendron #philodendronxanadu #indoorplants #bringnautreinside #designingwithplants #biophilicdesign #powerofplants
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Seasonal rotations mean your exterior planters will be just as lively in winter as in every other season!

Right now, we're enjoying the muted tones of winter
and cold-hardy plants, like holly, winterberries, and
evergreens. Check out the winter plantings around
@roweswharfbarboston on your next winter walk!

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#winterplantings #coldhardyplants #winterinboston
#stayplanted #winterweather #winterwalksinboston
#biophilia #exteriorplantscaping #roweswharfboston
#visitboston #whatsinyourplanter #urbangardening
#cityscapes #powerofplants
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Winter is officially here, but our holiday snow scenes and winterscapes will only be up for a little while longer. Enjoy them while they last!

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#holidaytakedown #winterwonderland #tistheseason #snowscenes #interiordecor #bostonhotel #seasonaldecor #bostonparkplaza #winterinboston #visitboston #holidaydecor #powerofplants
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🥂Happy New Year from Cityscapes!

Cheers to all the growing we did in 2021, and all the new growth to look forward to in the new year. We're ready to ring in 2022 and bring on the biophilia!
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#cheers2022 #bringonthebiophilia #biophilicdesign #livingarrangement #winterarrangement #livingart #orchids #designingwithplants #NewYearsEve #NewYear2022 #NewYearsresolutions #keepgrowing #plantscaping #powerofplants
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Any big New Year's plants... I mean, plans?
Double tap if you also need more plants in 2022!

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#powerofplants #biophilia #newyearnewplants #2022goals #bigplants #plantsofig #bostonbiophilia #philodendron #indoorplants #keepgrowing #greendesign #plantstyle #pottedplants #interiorplantscaping #moreplantsplease #interiordesignboston #designingwithplants
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🌲✨That's a wrap! Another full season of holiday décor by Cityscapes.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and hope you're enjoying the holiday magic in Boston and beyond!

#merrychristmas #happyholidays #christmasinboston #bostonigrs #visitboston #christmastree #christmasinboston #holidaydecor #bostoninteriors #holidaymagic #seasonaldecor #interiorscapes #winterscapes #powerofplants
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Looks like someone got a recent refresh! Keeping your interiors lush and green with the #powerofplants

We love the way the garden beds are designed reciprocally to the lighting shapes in the ceiling above, giving the plants the light they need and keeping the focus in the room on the greenery.

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#biophilicdesign #interiorplantscapes #bostonarchitecture #downtownboston #greenworkplace #greenofficedesign #interiorplantdesign #bostonbiophilia #indoorjungle #bringtheoutdoorsin #biophilicarchitecture #biophilicofficedesign #bostoninteriordesign #tropicalinteriors #indoordécor #plantlovers
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Testimonials

The best things about working at Cityscapes is the teamwork I experience daily, the relationships I have developed, and the fact that Cityscapes really cares about their employees. We also create an atmosphere together to improve our clients lives and our mission is to inspire and innovate with beautifully designed greenery.

Alex Masella, Employee 26 years / Service Representative

Managing one of Boston’s more iconic buildings is no small feat. The responsibility of up-keeping greenery that is as beautiful as the architecture around us is huge. Having Cityscapes come and design our planting beds and maintain our greenery inside and out, has made my life a breeze. I know I can count on them to perform up to my standards, while keeping everything fresh and innovative.

Brookview serves mothers and children experiencing a grueling and challenging circumstance–homelessness. Jan Goodman and her Cityscapes volunteers always lift our spirits, and make our days delightful and enjoyable. Whether they are working with the moms and kids making crafts and decorations for holidays, planting a vegetable garden, or doing exterior landscaping–their creativity elicits laughter, brings joy to our hearts, and welcomes us home. We always look forward to spending time with the Cityscapes team.

Deborah Hughes, CEO / Brookview