The use of bold annual plantings to frame the entryways and signage at this commercial site in Providence, R.I. improves the public perception of care and attention by the property owners and tenants. If you work in an office building, you know what I am talking about. When things are colorful and beautiful it makes the work experience better. If you need to visit an office building for any reason, the care and attention given to the landscape says a great deal about who occupies the space.
This simple planting of hardy marigolds, cosmos, coleus, snapdragons, and red fountain grass really shines in front of this office building. These plants are also tough and can withstand the urban conditions that surround offices.