Public Containers, Home Inspiration

Public Containers, Home Inspiration

julie
Jun 16, 2008

Garden Month has us looking for inspiration everywhere, even en route to the parking ramp. Less than one block yielded three garden-worthy ideas from the street that tweak the familiar in fresh ways.

This tub at the Mill City Museum evokes culverts, pipes and galvanized trash cans.
In a good way.

Simple wood boxes on casters would quickly separate spaces or create on-demand shade on a large patio or deck--or between apartment balconies. Just attach casters to any ready-made box and pop a pre-potted terra cotta inside.
One door down, a classic pattern got reworked in oxidized metal.
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