Category Archive for: ‘Gardening’

One Of A Kind Wood Veneer Wall Planter From ByNature Studio Tour

Liven Up Your Home with Indoor Vertical Wall Planters

Small-space dwellers take note: there are plenty of new and unique ways to bring plants into your home! From wall frames to upside-down pots to even magnetic containers for your fridge, indoor gardening has turned over a whole new leaf. Remember Part 1 of the ByNature studio tour where I shared my photos of the coolest moss art creations? This is Part …

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Delicate Purple And White Blooms Of Oxalis

Painted Jar Planters + Shamrocks

St. Patrick’s Day typically reminds folks of leprechauns, green beer, Ireland, and shamrocks: the symbol seen on green-felt fedoras. But I’m a plant nerd so I think about the shamrock from a botanical point (and I try not to remember those nights drinking green beer). The symbol of Ireland is the three-leaf old white clover, Trifolium repens, which is common in North …

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How To Build A Vertical Cactus Garden

Living Wall Cactus Garden

Please excuse me while I gush. I’m such a huge fan of the work that Shawna Coronado does as a writer, speaker, and eco-activist. She really IS making a difference every day. Some days it’s through front yard food gardens, others it’s by showing us how to make a meal with just $10. Today, Shawna is joining us to show …

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Turn Energy Wasting Lawn Into Nurishing Food Gardens

Converting Lawn into a Vegetable Garden with Raised Beds

Do you have an unused patch of your world that’s screaming to be turned into a veggie garden? Don’t make the mistake of throwing away all your turf and bringing in brand new soil. This project is about converting nutrient-rich lawn into the most productive vegetable garden in town! This project covers how to build a raised bed from a gardener’s perspective. There …

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Reindeer Moss Living Canvases From ByNature Studio Tour

Inspired ByNature – Moss Art

I was lucky enough to have a private tour last week of the ByNature studio in East Vancouver. Walking into the studio I was instantly transported into a tropical rainforest with a warm, humid climate and wall-to-wall tropical plants in a variety of unique planters and frames. ByNature has the exclusive rights to a number of innovative European designs, like …

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Beautiful Cherry Blossom Branch

Forcing Flowering Branches to Bloom Indoors

Forcing is the term used for bringing plants indoors to bloom. The term may be a tad too strong for cut branches, though. Forcing, in regards to bulbs, can mean months of chilling, then planting, then watering, then growing. Bulbs really need some strong urging to grow and bloom indoors. Flowering branches, however, require more of a gentle encouragement than a strong arm. …

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