A Vertical Succulent Garden With Integrated Outdoor Shower

December 1, 2013

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Well known for Phytokinetic, the über cool green roof system he designed for city buses, Spanish landscape designer and friend Marc Grañèn also creates beautiful and functional botanical works of art.

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When I visited Spain last summer, Marc shared with me … Read More…

The Creative Mind Behind Opus Hanging Gardens

July 27, 2013

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The word “Opus” refers to creation or works of art, an encompassing, open-to-interpretation definition that suited what Marissa Pretorius hoped to do with her life.

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“I did not want to be bound by the name, but rather have a creative … Read More…

Botanical Wall Paintings Feature Found Elements

March 16, 2011

Kate Hill Cantrill’s botanical wall “painting” was a favorite feature at our Fall installation for the Shippan Designer Show House’s Creative Garden Retreat.


Cantrill incorporates various natural elements into her assemblages, many of which are found on New York beaches … Read More…

Hanging Out Indoors in Winter

December 30, 2009

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Looking for something a little out of the orbinary–like a low-maintenance indoor, organically grown, succulent garden in a glass orb? Spotted these 5.25″ planted glass spheres on Etsy. You can hang ‘em alone or in groups, or set them … Read More…

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