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Cultivate 18 – Trade Show Recap

Today marks the last day of Cultivate, “THE” horticulture industry trade show for growers, retailers, educators, designers and everyone in-between. I saw THE, because it brings horticulture leaders from around the world and fills the entire convention center floor. Yesterday it took us over five hours to walk the 3 plus miles of rows. The annual show is held here … READ MORE

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Annual trip to Detroit

Last weekend I made my semi-annual trip up to the northern suburbs of Detroit for work and inspiration reboot (there are lots of photos to share). I have posted about this trip before, but I find new inspiration each time I go. Detroit is in the news mainly about the post apocalyptic state and mass exodus of the city proper residents. … READ MORE

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Container Inspiration – Art Deco France

This weekend McCullough’s loaned containers for the Columbus Museum of Art’s Art in Bloom event. Placed next to the museum’s entrance, the containers nodded to both the Art in Bloom event and the current exhibit Toulouse-Lautrec 1880 – 1910 Paris. We took influence from the vibrant color of Toulouse-Lautrec’s artwork and deco cast iron to compiling the flowers and containers we used. Even … READ MORE

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Designing for Cutting Flowers

February is the month for seed catalogs and placing orders for perennials. Along with the orders for clients and our nursery, I also have a list for home- at the request of my wife pushing me for more cut-able flowers. The specific requests for our house are foliage and flowers in whites, greens and blacks/purples that can be cut throughout the summer for arrangements … READ MORE

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Mondern Window Box Inspiration

Today is an other winter day stuck in the office….As I look outside the Ohio landscape is particularly dreary and grey today.  This week the sun has made an appearance a total of about 4 minutes….  Ah spring can not get here soon enough.  So for about the last half an hour I decide to get lost in some pictures form this past summer. … READ MORE

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Time To Grow

Well, I can’t believe it but the time is here to start working in the greenhouse again. These are few shots from the greenhouse this morning of some of our favorite annual plants for containers. This really signifies the start of spring for us and I know that warm weather will soon follow.