Fresh Dirt

Easy DIY air plant trapezes

Add a bit of whimsy to your front door with a trio of air plant hangers. We have a hunch these miniature trapezes for our favorite epiphytes will be the conversation starter at your holiday parties—particularly if you make them yourself! Here’s how we did it.

3 tips for Thanksgiving flower arrangements

One of my favorite parts of hanging out in the wine country for Sunset’s November feature story was learning how to make gorgeous, natural flower arrangements for Thanksgiving. Here are three tips for how you can work magic from Healdsburg SHED co-owner Cindy Daniel and SHED’s floral designer Sue Volkel into your own arrangements.

3 tricks to make your potted plants look extra stylish

A potted plant may be attractive on its own, but nestled in a bed of polished river rocks or surrounded by tiny succulents and it becomes sleek and sophisticated.

3 ways to grow cool-season veggies

Whether you’re ready to turn over your whole backyard to kale cultivation or only have room for a couple of containers on the patio, we’ve got you covered with three strategies for growing cool season crops.