Category Archives: garden 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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Landscape Architects and Designers Help You Avoid Expensive Mistakes!

While I acknowledge that I’m the type of person who wants to know “everything” and research the “double hell” out of everything I do, there are many things I either don’t have time for or don’t have enough interest in to get down to … Continue reading

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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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Planters: Modular construction makes custom planters possible

DeepStream Design’s modular planter design means that any aspect of the planter can be customized for any location.  Whether it is material or size, almost any special need can be accommodated.       Standard waterproof outdoor speakers can be … 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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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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Individual action against green house gas, thermal gain can make a difference

As the sea level here in Miami rises faster than originally predicted just a few years ago, we at DeepStream Designs have put a lot of effort into providing a full range of garden planters, green wall grids, and hanging planters that … Continue reading

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Container Gardening: Unique Watering and Fertilizing Needs

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