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Wake Up and Smell the Succulents: Building a Living Table for Bird Rock Coffee

Let’s just say that Ryan Benoit, my partner-in-everything-actually, brings a lot to the table. Among them: plants.

You might already know that he’s been designing beautiful living tables for some time now.…

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Swirl Tour: ‘The Wreath Recipe Book’ Shows How to Make Hort Décor for the Holidays (and Beyond!)

At some point in recent years, the wreath took a leap. It jumped from boilerplate purchase of holiday decor to an ecstatic swirl of seasonal plants.…

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Artist in Residence: Take a Tour of Natalie Bessell’s Sky-High Garden and Studio

In terms of landscape juju, the iconic California canyon home occupies a wavelength all its own. Its mystique is tied to the idea of backyard as wildlife theater, and to the feeling you get there — a gravity-defying feeling that is, somehow, also very down-to-earth.…

Gifts for Garden Lovers: Check Out Our Holiday Collection on Houzz!

Wondering what to give the plant lover in your life? Well, we have some ideas.

In fact, we have an ideabook full of ideas.…

Photos by Ryan Benoit

Ornamental Garden: Trimming the Tree, an Air Plant Angel and…Cue the Christmas Cactus!

Here we are again. It’s that time of year when the air is spiced, the homes (and hearts) grow warmer, and we spend countless hours stalking our friends’ Instagram photos for gift ideas.…

Q&A: Talking Beauty and Botany With Hi Wildflower Founder Tanwi Nandini Islam

Wildflowers. They’re sweet alyssum, they’re art, and they’re also a state of mind.

I didn’t fully understand the latter until I met my friend Tanwi Nandini Islam, the Brooklyn-based writer whose debut novel, Bright Lines, will be published by Penguin in August 2015.…

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Eastern Exposure: Inside the Walled Wonderland That Is Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden

Modeled after the gardens of the Ming Dynasty, Portland’s Lan Su Chinese Garden is — with its smudgy florals, sharp stone edges and tastefully placed calligraphy — a bit like wandering around an illustrated scroll.…

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Tillandsia Towers: Introducing Our New Acrylic Habitat for Air Plants

For the past year, we’ve been keeping a big secret. It involves air plants, acrylic and Ryan Benoit Design.

Believe us, it’s been tough to contain the excitement!…

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Perennial Personality: Author Rochelle Greayer on ‘Cultivating Garden Style’

Ryan and I can be reclusive when we wanna be — movie nights, bay scallops to go — but I wouldn’t call us homebodies.…

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Wax Plant Poetic: Why the Hoya Is One Part Houseplant, One Part Hanging Heirloom

Here’s the thing about our houseplants: We mostly keep them outside. We don’t have a lot of room indoors, so we’ll hang certain flora — ones you might associate with offices and brightly lit bathrooms — from the north-facing eave outside our one-story home.…