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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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Environmental Stewardship

Sea levels continue to rise faster than predicted just a few years ago making environmental stewardship important to coastal communities. DeepStream Designs has created a full range of sustainably designed garden planters, green wall grids, and hanging planters to make it easier. Planters help reduce … 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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Landscape Architects Help You Avoid Expensive Mistakes!

Using Landscape Architects will save you money as you choose the proper plants for your site specific micro-climate. As you consider the integration of watering, nutrition, PH, soil weight vs depth and drainage it creates a complex matrix of possibilities … Continue reading

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Lightweight Planters for roof gardens and balconies

Lightweight planters reduces the weight of structural components allowing for more plants and planting medium.  The structural integrity of DeepStream’s planters is backed by a Lifetime Structural Warranty and will last for decades. The marine anodized finish on the proprietary aluminum legs  keep them looking great. There is no paint or powder coating to fail. Continue reading

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Wooden Planter Design

Carpenter built planter construction lasts 3 to 5 years, DeepStream’s wooden planter will last for decades as they are engineered with marine anodized aluminum legs and frame, using the principles of sustainable designs, giving the lowest cost of ownership over … 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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