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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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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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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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Container Gardening: Unique Watering and Fertilizing Needs

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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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Container Gardening: Spring Conditioning

Perennial plants grown in containers have special needs.  Now that it’s spring here in Miami, I’ve noticed that it’s well past time to repot some of my smaller ornamental plants that I’ve not tended to in about 5 years.  Their … Continue reading

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