15 fab ways to start your garden growing

March 29, 2016 - garden totes

A few comfortable and balmy days is all it takes to get garden lovers prickly to start digging in a dirt.

And while it’s a small too early to start your starts, there’s still copiousness of ways to prove your immature thumb.

Here are some product picks for indoor plants, sauce adult a garden and prepping for a complicated flourishing season.


The flexibility of indoor/outdoor décor is a outrageous trend, and a thought is germane to gardens as well.

Start your garden indoors with a VisuaLingual Edible Garden Seed Bomb Kit ($22 during a Nordstrom Eats Pop-In), that includes 15 seed balls packaged with salad greens, spices and succulent flowers.

Plant them in fun, colorful Bloem Saturn Planters ($3.49–$13 during Molbaks), that are attractive adequate to keep indoors, and lighten adult a garden when it’s comfortable adequate to take a pots outside.

If you’re not a best during unchanging watering, collect adult a CB2 SAIC Watering Carafe ($15 during cb2.com). It’s flattering adequate to leave out subsequent to your houseplants, reminding we to give them a splash each once in a while.

 Tag Coir Mat, $35
Tag Coir Mat, $35

Start now to get organized. Clean your palm tools, accumulate your seed packets and container them all into a Beckel Canvas Products Eena Garden Tote ($60 during canoeonline.net). Made in Portland, a accessible board bag can be stored inside a porch doorway though detracting from your décor.

Wipe murky boots on a gratifying Tag Coir Mat ($35 during Swanson’s, Ballard). The coconut-based element keeps garden sand outdoors, and a fun prints supplement tone and character to a behind door.


Artisan-made products are all a fury in home décor, and it creates clarity to incorporated handmade products into your garden.

Get prepared to plant with the Saltbox Designs Horizontal Cedar Planter with Casters ($200 during saltboxdesigns.com). Made in Seattle, a lifted tallness creates planting easier, and a casters meant we can pierce them around to get a best light.

Clockwise from tip left: Mollys Soap True Grit Soap, $6.50; MFEO Jungalow Hanging Planter, $75; Whipping Post Salvagry 48 Quart Cooler Stand, starting during $195; Pistils Nursery Black Walnut Flower Press, $65
Clockwise from tip left: Molly’s Soap True Grit Soap, $6.50; MFEO Jungalow Hanging Planter, $75; Whipping Post Salvagry 48 Quart Cooler Stand, starting during $195; Pistils Nursery Black Walnut Flower Press, $65

How mostly does this happen? You’re in a sun, unfortunate for a drink, though your boots and gloves are lonesome in mud. Solve a problem with a Whipping Post Salvagry 48 Quart Cooler Stand (starting during $195 during whippingpostsalvagry.com). Made in Puyallup, a upcycled pieces make a ideal planting hire — finish with a vast cooler inside to reason your drinks and snacks.

Saltbox Designs Horizontal Cedar Planter with Casters, $200 each
Saltbox Designs Horizontal Cedar Planter with Casters, $200 each

Add some unresolved elements indoors or in a lonesome outside space with a MFEO Jungalow Hanging Planter ($75 during West Elm), handmade in L.A. from tolerable maple europly wood. The stylish square looks both retro and totally of a moment.

Start branch your open flowers into strange pieces of art with the Pistils Nursery Black Walnut Flower Press ($65 during pistilsnursery.com). Handmade in Portland from Oregon black walnut timber and plain coronet hardware, a press also facilities an strange pattern of a balsamroot wildflower engraved onto a top.

Wash adult with Molly’s Soap True Grit Soap ($6.50 during mollyssoap.com), done nearby Winthrop. A bit of pumice is combined to a bottom of olive, palm and coconut oils to yield a low purify to unwashed hands.


In both conform and décor, there’s been a clever lapse to minimalism, bearing purify lines and peculiarity construction over ephemeral flash. The thought works good in a garden, quite with collection and décor that let a plants mount out.

Oya Clay Irrigation Vessels, $25$40; Red Pig Tools Hand Forged Garden Tools, $22$40
Oya Clay Irrigation Vessels, $25–$40; Red Pig Tools Hand Forged Garden Tools, $22–$40

Add a Five Ply Design Molded Plywood Bird Home ($85–$95 during Five Ply Design Studio, International District, and five-ply-design.myshopify.com) to your yard for a shot of bright, mid-century-modern design.

For use indoors or out, The Swedish Gypsy Sedona Planter ($39 during etsy.com/shop/TheSwedishGypsy) is neat and cold in expel concrete, and can be bundled for an ultra-chic cruise list centerpiece.

The Swedish Gypsy Sedona Planter, $39
The Swedish Gypsy Sedona Planter, $39

Use a sleet to emanate works of art on your petrify paths or sidewalks with Rainworks Invisible Spray ($29 during rain.works/shop). Invented in Seattle, a biodegradable mist is invisible until a sleet changes a tone of concrete, ensuing in a warn summary or design. In a integrate months a pattern fades divided and we can try something new.

Oya Porous Clay Irrigation Vessels ($25–$40 during growoya.com) get buried in your garden beds to yield adult to a week’s value of H2O for your plants and veggies. But they’re so pretty, we competence wish to have a integrate only sitting around.

A beautiful set of palm collection competence make weeding and fertilizing a small some-more pleasant. Made in Oregon, Red Pig Tools Hand Forged Garden Tools ($22–$40 during canoeonline.net) are fake from steel with plain hickory handles to emanate superb collection that will final a lifetime.

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