Category Archives: Plants

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Our Houseplants of Choice

sconce | planter | acrylic tray | X pillow | indigo pillow | vintage table | vintage sofa We’re sharing our houseplants of choice not because we’re flowering green thumbs, no; we’re sharing because in the last several years – especially since moving into this home – we’ve learned that these are the plants weKEEP READING >

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Our #BEHRBox DIY (aka Cute Triangle Planters)

This post and #BEHRBox challenge is in collaboration with BEHR Paint®. We had a little less than a week to come up with and execute our #BEHRBox idea with BEHR Paint®, and while we toyed with starting projects that were just a tad too large (our first floor bathroom, for starters – a bit ambitious for one weekend, we think!), we decided toKEEP READING >

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A Modern Trellis DIY

When we chose plants for our raised planter boxes, we knew we wanted the overall feel to be very free, if not slightly chaotic. In a sense, we wanted a big, beautiful tangle of plants. Earlier this week, I asked Scott if he thought the plants were happy, because I was worried that our supposedly-bushy-ground cover (the ceratostigma) was looking aKEEP READING >

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How Our (Planter Box) Garden Grows

With more than 37 linear feet of planter boxes to fill in our backyard, we didn’t want to take any chances. Although we’ve gotten much better at keeping the greenery in and around our home alive, we’ve had more than our fair share of strike outs. Our front garden, for example? It’s taken us three years to get to the pointKEEP READING >

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Gravel Shopping for Our Urban Garden

Our red brick patio pavers were laid atop 1-2″ of find sand, and underneath that is several inches of crushed limestone. The limestone layer extends under our DIY planter boxes, which will help with drainage and still allow for any powerful plants to root their way into earth – well, fingers crossed! In any case, the sorta grey, sortaKEEP READING >

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37 Feet of DIY Planter Boxes

With the paver patio complete, we were excited to dive into phase two of our backyard project – planter boxes! We’ve been talking about these boxes for months – over dinner, in the car, while walking the pups (you name it!) – and it felt so good to start knocking them out. In our minds, we were planningKEEP READING >