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Using Faux Bois in the Garden

While visiting the Nashville Antique and Garden Show this year, faux bois was one of the key items featured in the garden dealer booths. These items were all sold early on Friday, proving their popularity. All these were made of concrete, included moss patina, and most were brought back from Europe by the dealers. Faux bois details are great in many … READ MORE

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15 Fresh Greens for Holiday Decorating

The week after Thanksgiving is a rush to get our clients homes decorated for the holiday season. Even though the week is busy, we look forward to flexing our festive creative muscles. I shared photos of a few projects on instagram throughout the week (NickMccland),if you want a preview. There were questions about the types of greens we used and thought I would share a list of all … READ MORE

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Design 101 – Arboretum & Botanical Garden Plant Sales

Ok, so this is an insider secret for gardeners, but should be known by everyone – Local Arboretum/Botanical Garden plant sales. These are hands down best resource for finding unique, native and difficult to source plants, more importantly, the proceeds support your local arboretum/botanical garden. Over the past two weeks my area has been host to numerous plant sales that allowed me … 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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What to grow?

January is the month of seed catalogs and research for what to grow in the upcoming seasons. I keep a running list of plants that caught my interest the previous year, thumb through books and review Pinterest to pull together my order list. We have the benefit of a greenhouse and production fields that allow us to grow more unique … READ MORE

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Thankful for 2013, looking forward to 2014

Happy first full week of 2014. I hope you are as excited to kick off the new year as I am. I love the rush of the holiday season and then the resulting relaxation of the week between Christmas and New Years. But with January already seven days down, its time to forge on with ticking off the long to … READ MORE

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Refreshing Containers

I have been lucky to have the same clients from year to year, and a benefit from our relationship is being able to provide something new and different every year. Here are some examples of containers that we refreshed between the years.  Aged Metal Cast Urn  Spring 2011This year we did large agave with trailing Silver Falls, Dichordra in this client’s urns. … 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.