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Roped in: A Timber Press office craft

May 22, 2017

Inspired by the rope planter project from Potted, we set out to adapt the craft for our office windowsills.

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Get roped in: How to highlight your handmade potted style

May 10, 2017

Craft your own DIY, rustic planters for a Mediterranean look inside or outdoors.

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An interview with Annette Goliti Gutierrez and Mary Gray of Potted

April 26, 2017

“To some extent, part of the DIY code is being able to accomplish something at a reasonable cost.” —Annette Goliti Gutierrez and Mary Gray

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Rock gardening: What you need to know about soil acidity and alkalinity

February 16, 2017

With this excerpt from Joseph Tychonievich’s Rock Gardening, you can decode the acidity of your soil to pick the best plants for your plot.

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Handmade balcony garden

February 1, 2017

This shiny, sleek planter—actually a modified length of pedestrian galvanized gutter—takes up little room on a tiny balcony but contributes flash and a lively mix of color and texture. The resulting contemporary composition is stylish and hip—a far cry from planting an old boot.

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2 ways to combine your love of books and plants

January 26, 2017

There is no shortage of Pinterest-worthy inspiration for decorating with plants or books, but what about innovative ways to spotlight plants and books? Enter the magical, miniature worlds of Terrarium Craft. With two crafts combining plants and books together, our home décor can flourish with life and literature.

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An interview with Nigel Hewitt-Cooper

December 6, 2016

“Carnivorous plants are ideal anywhere sheltered and sunny. Apart from that, anything goes.” —Nigel Hewitt-Cooper

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An interview with Joseph Tychonievich

November 15, 2016
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5 strange and beautiful plants found in steppes

November 4, 2016

What do you call the semi-arid landscapes that experience extreme temperatures and are home to distinct, uniquely robust forbs, grasses, and grass-like species? “Steppes” occupy enormous areas on four continents but are some of the least-studied ecosystems on the planet. Here are five of the strangest and most beautiful plants native to these regions and […]

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The next air plant? Carnivorous plants bloom in popularity

October 13, 2016

The New England Carnivorous Plant Society‘s most successful conference to date and Portland Center Stage’s 2016 “Little Shop of Horrors” aren’t the only signs people are ravenously curious to know more about venus fly traps and other carnivorous plant species.

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