Air plants are very chic and if you can work out a funky way of suspending them from something as equally funky you may assist in creating the new drive for air based gardens. It always amazes me how cheap air plants are to purchase. What fab garden art. They are so beautiful and sculptural. Heavens [...]
These pictures have been taken from the very lovely Flora Grubb Website. http://floragrubb.com/idx/index.php. How beautiful are these air plant arrangements? For further information on Tillandsia refer to my previous blog on Flora Grubb.
A roof garden suspended in a basket. Clever Hanging Planter Solution Collects Water From Leaking Roof.
Look at these hanging baskets. Its a new version of a roof garden. Always on the hunt for clever wall planters I was surprised to see these plants hanging from the roof of Tide Tables cafe under Richmond Bridge in London. And what a great idea. The owner of the cafe was interested in a green wall [...]
If you live in America and can not bear the concept of buying another chunk of chocolates for your beloved you can buy a gift box filled with growing love – an airplant (Tillandsia) from Flora Grubb’s on-line store. Apartment Therapy have recently done a few article on air plants as well and mentioned fernseed as another artist [...]
Airplants (genus Tillandsia) offer much garden art inspiration. Tillandsia create amazing shapes with their tentical like leaves. They do not need any soil and are therefore able to be fixed to various materials and locations. Landscape Architect, Flora Grubb in San Francisco has become well known for her arrangements of these plants. The idea of arranging Tillandsia is not new [...]
Vertical Gardens, Flora Grubb and Thigmotropism Thanks to Woolly Wally Pockets I am now aware of garden designer Flora Grub in San Franscisco (she also stocks the Wally Pockets). Flora Grubb has some amazing vertical garden installations (called ’thigmotropes’) in her store. She creates them with Kevin Smith. They are artful arrangements of air plants known as Tillandsias. I think [...]