Container Gardens

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I love coming across ideas that inspire new ideas.   These urban garden plant modules made simply from hoses, fiber-cloth and fertilized soil - and hooked up...

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It maybe quite cold (and getting colder) where you are.   But on the flip side of the planet, gardening season is just getting started....

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transistion containers from fall to winter with texture by roanne robbins via www.pithandvigor.com
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My fall container compositions need a switch out.  The mums look tired, the veggies have given up and the grasses have not fared well in...

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Posted by rochelle greayer |

Are you preparing for THE storm?   I figure while I still have power I might as well shop....right?   I've been noticing lately that...

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Cast Concrete container garden inspired by the new england landscape by roanne robbins via www.pithandvigor.com
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A quote I think about when creating a container planting. "You just can't plant exotics in the countryside. They just jar. But in town, where...

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signe persson melin design inspiration by www.pithandvigor.com
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Let me introduce you to Signe Persson-Melin, a Scandinavian ceramics designer whose creations I think will inspire you.   When I happened across her work I was...

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As I have sort of begun to organize the chicken coop/ potting shed I am - with every item that gets discarded - wanting to...

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What are you up to this weekend? -- as the weather has cooled and my time is slightly more free, I am hoping to get...

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I love imagining gardens and outdoor rooms that have a distinct look and feel and when I start to play with ideas I always start with words....

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I have to admit my mixed feelings on Abbey's makeover -- while I love the after -- I also love the before.  I suppose for...

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neal street london vi wee.pithandvigor.com
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Is the weather crazy where you are?  New England is having stormy weather like I haven't seen since I lived in Colorado (fast moving afternoon...

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These gardens are not for me, and quite frankly, if you have kids or pets they probably are not for you either.   That's not...

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Am I the only one who gasped when they lowered the thing out the window? This is gardening with nerves of steel for sure, but...

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This weekend is all about getting ready for the weekends after that.   I have guests coming next weekend and then I am headed to...

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I have to admit, coming across the Earth Sea Warrior's kitschy curiosities come airplant holders left me quite distracted by all things Etsy.   Want to...

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This week was a big one.  Leaf Spring 2012 came out on Monday and now that I have been though this process twice, I have...

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We have been following along for the last few weeks with Liz & Linda's London garden makeover project? Are you ready to see the final...

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Without question, I say Nay to the likes of the Topsy Turvey Tomato Planter thingy. I simply can't justify tormenting my tomato plants (for no...

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  I have been pounding my head against the metaphoric wall this morning  (or perhaps I should say computer screen). I have so many things...

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I love this quick project (using free pallets and a little stain!) that transformed an ugly industrial wall.... Inspired by this garden by Stacy K...

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This picture got me wondering...just what might this streetscape look like if the LA and Planners who were putting it together just went all out...

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