Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Outdoor Pots in Winter: New, FUN, Florist Arena

It's rare someone changes my mind, and getting their result includes 'more' money, time, effort. 

Deborah Silver is the florist of planting outdoor pots.   She changed my mind. 
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Prior to Deborah I was content to not plant my pots, just as the Queen, and Queen Mother, did not plant their pots.  Once I saw their royal pots I knew, A Pot Must Be So Wonderful It Can Remain Empty.  Dubbed, The Queen's Pot.
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Then comes Deborah.  Queen of Pots, 2.0 . 

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More.  Worse?  Deborah makes me want to plant my pots during an 'off' season, fall.
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More than 'pretty', Deborah's pots share her exuberance for life, in each permutation.
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Mid November is a good time to be planning what you might do to interpret the garden and landscape for the holiday and the winter.  Early is the best time to get going on a scheme.  The most…
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For years she's shared her seasonal pots, and how to create them.
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christmas greens in urns | Winter urn with green dogwood branches | Christmas
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These pots, all above/below, use the shape of the pot, with the shape of their 'arrangements'.  Creating a new florist arena.
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By now, your eye, studying Deborah's pots, has already noted, I'm sure, it's not specific plants she uses, but their shapes, colors, and contrasts to each other, along with scale, form, flow.
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lighted juniper topiaries from Detroit Garden Works
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Perhaps the best ingredient in all of the pots, above/below, is the element of pure FUN.
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Be forewarned, there are an astonishing number of pictures about to come your way. Last was a very busy week for us. But for the pictures, it would all be a blur. My crew is great about photographi…
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Outdoor arrangements
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Why are Deborah's pots so incredible?  At their core, is a transcendence.
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My eyes are already calibrated to hunting/gathering phase for pot planting.  Of course my eyes are calibrated to Deborah's instructions. 
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Thought you would like to have the same fun too.
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Garden & Be Well,    XO T
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More fall pots from Deborah Silver, here.
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Fall pots Deborah Silver's team made, to her specifications, with their own freedom, here.
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No, this is not a sponsored post !

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