Written by Katie on February 9, 2010. Permalink
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Written by Katie on February 9, 2010. Permalink
Written by kris & katie on February 8, 2010. Permalink
My boyfriend recently got a wheat grass juicer so I’ve been trying to find cool containers to start a little wheat grass garden in. These nice little planters are a perfect shape for wheat grass and would look cool growing on your dining table or in your kitchen.
Purchase Information:Price: $28 and up
Written by Katie on February 8, 2010. Permalink
I’ve always been drawn to terrariums. Too bad I have little to no luck with plants, otherwise I’d think about getting one of these quirky fellows from litill. They’ve got quite a few shapes and sizes to choose from (starting at $125 for a 5″x6″), so take a look if you’re interested.
$200 s (4.5x8in)
$300 m (5.5x10in)
$400 l (7x12in)
Purchase Information:Price: $125.00
Written by Simon on January 15, 2010. Permalink
$22 isn’t too expensive for these weird yet cool wall hanging mini flowerpots, but you certainly just can’t have one when they come in various colors just begging to be grouped together.
Materials: Powder-coated steel
Size: 3.2″ t x 2.4″ d x 2.4″ w
Purchase Information:Price: $22.00
Written by Katie on December 16, 2009. Permalink
If this watering bucket makes you want to glide around like a ballet dancer while taking care of your plants, go for it. I’m not going to say anything.
Available in black and white.
Measures 13in x 9.5in and made of plastic.
Purchase Information:Price: $14.00
Written by Katie on December 1, 2009. Permalink
If you ever run into the who’s-going-to-water-my-plants-while-I’m-gone conundrum, check out these Plant Nanny Stakes. Most plastic bottles will fit (reusable points), ensuring that your plants get just the right amount of water while you’re away. There’s also stakes to fit wine bottles if you have more of those to use/reuse. Or, even better, take a look at the Self-Watering Probes (5 pack for $23.95), which sound strange but would work well for long term holidays since they work with a larger water reservoir.
Put those plastic bottles to use, they should do more than just come from an evil plastic factory, hold water, and get tossed into a landfill. Keep it around, and put it to work. Just connect the Plant Nanny Stake to the bottle, shove the stake deep into the soil of your ever thirsty plant, and watch the water level slowly lessen as the the plant takes only the water it needs to be happy.
$4.95 price quoted is for one stake.
Three 4 packs for $41.95 available through Amazon.
Purchase Information:Price: $4.25
Written by Katie on November 25, 2009. Permalink
Incorporating plants into your home would be easy with this ladder planter, especially if you’re short on space. (I can see it working well for herbs maybe in the kitchen…)
A garden for your living room. The Kikku planter cradles four porcelain square pots that step up a walnut ladder. Architecturally elegant, it leans directly on the wall for support to create a vertical indoor greenhouse.
Made by Tonfisk Design, Finland.
Design by Susanna Hoikkala/Tanja Sipilš 2009
Purchase Information:Price: $298.00
Written by Kris on November 23, 2009. Permalink
Here’s a cool planter that has plant substrate integrated into the plastic as well as an irrigation system so you can leave your plants unattended for weeks. The level indicator will tell you when it is time to refill the reservoir again.
Dimensions: 16″ x 6″ x 7″
Awards: Red Dot Design
Purchase Information:Price: $34.95
Written by Katie on November 11, 2009. Permalink
Ever think about starting your own terrarium? Indoor greenery always adds life to a space, and a terrarium will provide smart housing for some special plants.
Orb Terrarium, $88.00: This unusual spherical terrarium is made from glass and contains two openings that provide you with easy access to your plants. Imported. 10″H, 12″ diameter
Terrarium Supply Kit, $32.00: Our handy kit includes flat moss in an onion bag, natural river stones, and a 24-ounce bag of Hoffman’s Charcoal Soil Conditioner-everything you need to maintain your own terrarium. The moss, stones and soil conditioner provide enough materials to outfit several small terrariums and one to two larger terrariums.
Purchase Information:Price: $32.00- 88.00
Written by Katie on October 28, 2009. Permalink
Hello, hello. Check out this snazzy watering can by Pascal Charmolu. A flexible hose ensures water goes where you want it while a magnet keeps the hose upright/attached when not in use. Clever.
The challenge with conventional watering cans? Ensuring water hits its target. They’re also generally utterly unsightly. French-born Pascal Charmolu came up with the antidote: This beautifully streamlined, practical design. Made of 18-0 stainless steel, this can features a flexible silicone hose with a built-in magnet that allows it to be attached to the canís body when not in use… When watering your plants, simply hold the metal cylinder with one hand and the hose in the other. Move the metal cylinder up or down to cease water flow. Voila!
Size: 12.5″ t
Note: Available for Pre-order. Delivery expected mid to end November.
Purchase Information:Price: $96.00
Written by Katie on August 5, 2009. Permalink
Do my eyes deceive me or is this $6.25 price correct? Seems unlikely, but for anyone who wants one, I guess it’s well worth checking out .
Dimensions: dia 3.2″ h 3.2″
Purchase Information:Price: $6.25
Written by Katie on July 15, 2009. Permalink
These recycled terrariums are a great size and shape, giving you plenty of room to add your favorite greenery.
(And, hello, terrarium tools? As if I needed any more encouragement to buy indoor gardening supplies.)
Indoor gardening takes on a grand scale in these over-sized rustic glass terrariums. Each piece is free-blown without a mold, creating giant glass bubbles that are then flattened and curved into shape. The opening is then cut and its edges polished. Plants not included. Each vessel’s shape may vary from the image shown.
Small: 16” L x 9” W x 9” H, $99.00
Medium: 14” Dia x 11 1/2” H, $121.00
Large: 14 3/4” dia x 15 1/2” H, $143.00
Extra Large: 15 1/4” dia x 19 1/4” H, $165.00
Buy it here.
Also shown: Terraium Tools, Set includes a mini rake and two different shovels.
$32.00, Buy it here.
More information:View Recycled Glass Bubble Terrariums here
Written by Katie on June 24, 2009. Permalink
Goodness gracious, these pockets are just about the best idea in gardening indoors and out. The gigantic installations shown on larger walls (not shown) are pretty amazing, but I think I’d be happy with one of the smaller Woolly Wallies (lower left) just to get some greenery indoors in a novel (and leak-proof) way. All Woolly Pockets are modular, so get one and add to it as your garden grows.
Woolly Pockets are handmade in the U.S.A. from recycled plastic bottles.
prices range from $39.00-$247.00, Buy it here.
Purchase Information:Price: $39.00-$247.00
Written by Katie on April 29, 2009. Permalink
The wood base and top add some warmth to this glass terrarium.
These Danish terrariums are crafted from mouth-blown glass, a solid paulowina wood base & spherical wooden top. A lovely modern shape.
More information:View Danish Terrariums here
Written by Katie on February 2, 2009. Permalink
If you’re short on space, this planter is the perfect solution to keeping your greenery happy. An internal reservoir system feeds water directly to the roots, meaning you’ll only have to water once a month. The soil is all locked in by the system too, so no mess. I like how it takes the hanging basket idea once step further to make a surprising alternative to showing and caring for plants.
The Sky Planter has received rave reviews and awards from the design world in London, New York, Paris, Frankfurt and at home in New Zealand. It’s renowned as both a gardening innovation and a stunning interior design feature.
$40.00-$130.00, Buy it here.
Purchase Information:Price: $40.00-$130.00