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Issue 19 · Working It · May 16, 2014

Trending on Gardenista: Outdoors In

Issue 19 · Working It · May 16, 2014

This week, as we've been exploring work spaces, the editors at Gardenista have been—where else?—out gardening. But forced inside on occasion, they've been figuring out ways to blur the lines between outdoors and in—and to live surrounded by lushness. Here are five posts not to miss.

Emily Nathan kitchen with banana leaf photo | Gardenista

Above: To be filed under: must copy immediately—a jungly photograph that acts like a window. Learn how to replicate this scene in Steal This Look: Bring the Outdoors In with Photographs.

Brass Ikebana vases from Bavaria | Gardenista

Above: A father and daughter in Southern Germany collaborate on these handmade Brass Ikebana Vases. Note the trio of caps designed to create artful (and upright) arrangements from a handful of tiny stems.

Eric Trine rod weave chair | Gardenista

Above: Outdoor lounges good looking enough to cross the border indoors? Meet Eric Trine's Rod + Weave Chair. (And have a look at more of his woven leather designs here.)

Spring blooms by Justine Hand | Gardenista

Above: Which Cut Flowers Last the Longest? Justine has the answer—and tips for extending the life of even the most fragile spring bouquets.

Green roof Feldman Architecture Mill Valley | Gardenista

Above: Christine envisions a future "where entire town roofscapes are living and green, leaving the legacy of a healthier environment." How difficult would that be? Learn all about Green Roofs—and, yes, it's true; some are nearly maintenance free—in this week's Hardscaping 101.

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