Category Archives: planters

Planter Selection

The Definitive Guide to Planter Selection for successful landscaping and gardening on hardscapes like patios, balconies, and rooftops, especially of condo towers, as these environments have unique challenges. Continue reading

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Planter Drainage modern solutions

Planter Drainage: water in, water out.  Simple, right? However more plants die from lack of planter drainage than underwatering and it’s an expensive, time-consuming, waste of time to deal with poorly draining planters that ultimately have to be dug up and … Continue reading

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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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Garden Planters for Privacy

garden planters can be made with high backs to provide privacy and windbreaks Continue reading

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Modern Fiberglass Planters

Modern fiberglass planters provide many options in terms of form and style. As a national distributor of Tournesol fiberglass planters for the past 15 years DeepStream Designs has had a very good experience with their entire modern fiberglass garden planter line featuring the longest warranty in the business. Continue reading

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Sustainable Garden Planter Design: Adaptability

A key component of sustainable garden planter design is adaptability: good design allows for the replacement, or reworking, of components to preserve the value and materials of an earlier design when a situation requires it.  Even if that situation arises … Continue reading

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Selecting Planter Liners

Selecting planter liners with the features your project requires will save you time, money, and effort. The first consideration when selecting planter liners is the shape of the planter and drain placement  Selecting planter liners with a tapered shape makes … Continue reading

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Choosing a garden planter

There are several issues to consider when choosing a garden planter or liner. Continue reading

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GFRC Concrete Planters

GFRC Concrete planters distributed by DeepStream Designs are generally selected for two reasons.  First, they are very strong, heavy, and rigid,. Second, they offer the aesthetic choice of many different finishes Continue reading

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Recycled Plastic Lumber Planters

More and more of our customers have been choosing Recycled Plastic Lumber Planters over the past eight years, in 2017, RPL is being specified more often than real wood.  It is a win for the environment and for our customers. Continue reading

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