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“When you buy a piece of wall art, it creates ambiance and you can look at it when you come home. When you wear art, you take it with you everywhere you go, and it allows you to express yourself to the world.”

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DIY swiss cheese vine

by Timber Press on September 11, 2018

in Craft

The “Swiss cheese” holes always vary in size and location on the leaves, giving each leaf its own personality, and making this plant one of the hottest houseplants on the market. This DIY paper version gives you all the personality with none of the watering!

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Pilea peperomioides is a well-loved and admired plant, but if you’ve ever tried to acquire one, you’ve probably noticed that it’s quite hard to come by… which is one reason why a paper version is terrific!

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Expert crafter and tastemaker Corrie Beth Hogg offers a no-water option for your urban jungle: plants made from paper!

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The delightfully written Pacific Northwest Garden Tour takes you to sixty of the best gardens in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. With his insight and candor, Donald Olson offers this guided tour through the beautiful Portland Japanese Garden:

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Denver Botanic Gardens offers a brief overview of the botanical history in the Rockies to inspire you to dig into their new field guide, Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region.

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The Rocky Mountains have been famous for winter sports for decades, and the summer appeal has grown as residents and tourists alike come to pay homage to the numerous national parks in the region. But the land is changing, and the effects of climate change are as specific to this region as the regional wildflowers that paint its landscapes.

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In this trough-building method we’ll tackle creating a trough by forming it inside a mold. This is a viable, popular way to create beautiful planting vessels, and Lori Chips author of Hypertufa Containers has the expert advice you need.

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Hypertufa containers—also known as troughs—are rustic, striking, versatile, and perfect for small, alpine plants. A mix of cement, perlite, peat, and water, they are simple and affordable to make at home. Here, Lori Chips describes how she fell in love with trough gardening and the inspiration for Hypertufa Containers.

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Old Palace at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire, England.

Through profiles of 100 of the most influential gardens, Linda Chisholm explores how social, political, and economic influences shaped garden design principles. Here, she shares her inspiration for writing The History of Landscape Design in 100 Gardens.

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