This is a less-is-more approach that I really like - with a gravel mulch you have an attractive background while the (undisturbed) plants have room to spread. Helichotrichon, sedum, thyme, with pebbles, large and small rocks. This is very well done.
A slight slant to the rim trends these planters from the expected to the delightfully different.
I created a 3 part video series that will show you how to grow oyster mushrooms from mushrooms that you purchase at the store. Here's a quick run t...