Monthly Archives: August 2015

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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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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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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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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Excellent articles on green roof projects, considerations & maintenance of rooftop & balcony planters

Several excellent articles regarding green roof projects as well as considerations and maintenance of planters on rooftops and balconies are to be found in Grounds Maintenance on-line magazine. “Gardens in the Sky,” by Don Sussman: http://grounds-mag.com/mag/grounds_maintenance_gardens_sky/index.html Don Sussman the author … Continue reading

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