Thursday, May 30, 2013

Sansevierias in earth walls as room divider

These Sansevieria Zeylanica plants in our rectangular earth wall containers really help define the sitting area and accent the couch beautifully.   The geometric shapes and the variegation of the long tall leaves of these plants are great for the discerning designer.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Newest addition to the Everything Grows Fleet

Our newest addition to the fleet, a Toyota Scion, is perfect for delivering color arrangements and table top plants:


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Giant 10' tall Rhapis Palm

This large Rhapis Palm really makes a dramatic statement right inside the main entrance.  Further down from the main entrance are 7' tall bamboo basking in light planted on top of a stone wall for great effect.


Thursday, May 9, 2013

Big open space installation with movable plant walls

This office is in a former warehouse with lots of space and natural light coming from skylights.  They needed to partition off part of the work space and we used movable plant walls with Gold Dust Aglaonemas in them.  The Gold Dust Aglaonemas are particularly beautiful because the yellow spots on the leaves are translucent so they let some light through.  The leaves look like they have gold dust on them.


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The Secret (and ancient) Life of Houseplants

People have grown plants in pots for centuries, but it’s only recently that houseplants proliferated. The story of how plants moved indoors is a complex one that involves botanical imperialism, the horticultural explosion of the Victorian era, lighting and heating technologies of the 1900s, and changing fashions. As European countries colonized the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Oceania, they increasingly imported botanical specimens. These specimens served... keep reading.