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How To Use Large-Scale Design Elements In Any Landscape How To Use Large-Scale Design Elements In Any Landscape
October 28, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. It can seem almost counterintuitive to choose large elements for small spaces. But to consistently pass up those statement-making pieces in favor of more diminutive design pieces might be a mistake. Whether in a small urban…

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Fall planters leaves Outdoor Design: Incorporating Autumn Inspiration
October 12, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. While the days are growing shorter, autumn is long on opportunities for outdoor entertaining: think mugs of mulled cider by a fire pit and butternut squash soup enjoyed at an outdoor dining table, while surrounded by…

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Adding Layers and Depth To An Outdoor Space: How To Design A Multi-Level Landscape Adding Layers and Depth To An Outdoor Space: How To Design A Multi-Level Landscape
September 29, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. A multi-level outdoor space naturally divides itself into coveted outdoor rooms, complete with secluded areas, natural privacy, and custom-made nooks and havens for dining with friends, escaping with a good book, or having a conversation by…

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Large Harscapes Outdoor Fireplace Haute Hardscapes: Using This Essential Design Element In Any Outdoor Space
September 14, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. The creative use of hardscapes - juxtaposing lush plants and vibrant greens against solid permanent fixtures - creates an eye-pleasing design element of design while subtly laying a landscape's framework, transforming outdoor areas into something spectacular.…

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The Value of Our National Parks The Value of Our National Parks
August 31, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. The scenery. The fresh air. The wildlife. The outdoor adventures. Anyone who’s been to one of our 59 beautiful national parks knows how fortunate we are to have them. National parks vary tremendously in their features––from…

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Fall wedding flowers Celebrate In Style With Autumn-Inspired Weddings, Parties and Events
August 31, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. With its riot of deep, bright colors, autumn is nature’s parting gift before the chill of the winter months. Weddings, dinner parties, and other special events feel especially festive and cozy this time of year, set…

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How To Achieve Four Aesthetic Principles Of A Zen Garden Indoors or Outdoors How To Achieve Four Aesthetic Principles Of A Zen Garden Indoors or Outdoors
August 24, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. An old Japanese proverb teaches that a garden is not complete until nothing more can be removed. This idea is best seen in a classic Zen garden, which typically consists of little more than raked gravel…

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Cottage, Country, or Contemporary? How To Define A Space's Style Cottage, Country, or Contemporary? How To Define A Space's Style
August 17, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. Whether a space is meant to reflect a laid-back lifestyle, evoke a sense of history, or imbue breathable simplicity, the hues, accents, plant containers and plants chosen are vital elements used to tell its story. Thoughtful…

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From Blight to Bright: Urban Renewal Projects That Inspire From Blight to Bright: Urban Renewal Projects That Inspire
July 12, 2016

We've all seen or heard of problems plaguing large cities, whether it's blighted areas of the cities not adding value to the community or a particular issue that hasn't been resolved successfully. With the re-urbanization of cities around the world as more people choose to…

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Fiberglass, Metal, or Resin: How To Choose The Right Planter Material For Any Design or Landscape Fiberglass, Metal, or Resin: How To Choose The Right Planter Material For Any Design or Landscape
June 8, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. Whether a carefully-chosen planter box flanking a walkway or distinctive, tall vase planters framing an elegant doorway, plant containers act as much more than homes for greenery and blooms: they're an important part of any design…

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Outdoor seating area Illuminate The Night: Add Warmth and Style To Spaces With Outdoor Lighting
June 6, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. Few experiences rival the magic of sitting outside on a well-appointed patio after sunset. Dining by soft light or simply enjoying a glass of wine in the glow of an illuminated deck or patio creates a…

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Go Green(er): Eco-conscious Techniques To Create Stunning And Earth-Friendly Landscapes Go Green(er): Eco-conscious Techniques To Create Stunning And Earth-Friendly Landscapes
June 1, 2016

By Jason Wyrwicz. President of Pots, Planters & More. For today's discerning businessowner or homeowner, it's not enough that a landscape or outdoor area be beautiful and functional: it should also go easy on the Earth, reducing its overall footprint via thoughtful techniques and cutting-edge…

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