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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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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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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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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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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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