Category Archives: planters

Restaurant Patio and Sidewalk Cafe Planters: Upscale marketing builds your brand and cools the earth

Restaurant patio and sidewalk cafe planters are an upscale marketing tactic that builds your brand while cooling the earth. Continue reading

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Planters for gardening on rootops and balconies

Successful landscaping and gardening on balconies and rooftops with planters has many challenges that residents of terrestrial dwellings don’t share. My goal with this forum is to make the reader/contributor aware of these somewhat complex issues, offer simple straightforward solutions, share resources, and garner constructive input from other interested parties.

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Large lightweight garden planters for roof gardens and balconies

Lightweight and cost-effective, multi-section garden planters by DeepStream Designs can help integrate green rooftop and balcony landscaping into more projects.   Reducing the weight of structural components allow for more plants and planting medium.  The structural integrity of DeepStream’s planters … Continue reading

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Drainage: Drowning, the #1 Killer of container-grown plants

Water in, water out.  Simple, right? This article is dedicated to those who think it is best to understand the costs and benefits of  advanced drainage system alternatives before installing plants in containers, but it is also appropriate for any container gardeners.  For … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Planting Mix vs. “Dirt”

Using the appropriate planting mix is essential when growing perennials or trees and bushes in large containers where repotting these heavy items with complex root systems is going to be problematic. Getting it right the first time is well worth the effort. Continue reading

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Wooden Garden Planter Design: lowest cost of ownership vs lowest initial price

While wood on wood planter construction will last 3 to 5 years, DeepStream’s Mariner garden planters are engineered with marine anodized aluminum legs and aircraft aluminum frameless design to last for decades, giving the lowest cost of ownership over time … Continue reading

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Selecting and planting your Garden Planter Liners

DeepStream’s advice for garden planter liners & planting containers 1st Consideration: Liner shape and drain placement  Tapered shape makes for easy repotting and saves money shipping.  Rugged commercial grade 3/16″ walls from UV-stable, 100% pre-consumer recycled low-density polyethylene will last … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Unique Watering and Fertilizing Needs

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Fiberglass, Concrete GFRC and Plastic Garden Planters

 Readers of my blog are aware of my focus on products created with sustainable design principles that give excellent value for money and the effort that goes into bringing vibrant gardens to barren urban spaces in need of their beneficial cooling and air quality enhancing properties.   While I created … Continue reading

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How Green does your garden grow?

The Ultimate Recycling Statement In keeping with DeepStream Designs’ mantra:  “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” I wanted to create a planter and recycling bins with the lowest impact on the environment that I could for our clients that are working on projects … Continue reading

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