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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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Indestructible: 3 houseplants that anyone can grow

August 14, 2015

The Indestructible Houseplant author Tovah Martin shares three of her favorite ‘unkillable’ plants for home or office.

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An unexpected houseplant—an unexpected gift for mom

May 9, 2013

Because she nurtured you from a seedling and gave you a comfy home, what could be a better gift for your mom than a houseplant? But because no two mothers are alike, here are a few ideas for houseplants that cover all the bases:

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Succulent Container Gardens

March 12, 2010

As a member of the Official Group of People Who Like Succulents, I was as pleased and inspired as anyone when Debra Lee Baldwin’s new book, Succulent Container Gardens, came out. (I had the added perk of seeing the book far in advance of the actual publication date, too. Ah, the advantages of working in […]

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My garden in February

February 2, 2010

Sunday was one of those rare sunny winter days in Portland. Birds were chirping, the kids were riding their bikes in circles, and I decided to tackle some front yard clean up. My house’s former owner had quite a green thumb—come spring my front yard will be a fun mix of vegetables, fruits, ornamental grasses, […]

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