Author(s): Alyson Mowat
In this inspirational guide, Alyson Mowat shares her creative ideas for greening up your home and workspace, with 20 projects to make your own botanical beauties and containers to show them off. Alyson guides you through the information and tools you'll need to help cultivate your green thumb, before sharing her tips for making your own unique containers, such as a concrete planter or kokedama tray, choosing the best plants for your space and desired effor, and even includes tips to propagate them. With names such as Through the Looking Glass, Plant-O-Saurus and Hung Up on You, the projects are fun and quirky, bringing the outside in. With Alyson's keen, stylish eye, you can create chic, low-maintenance greenery to cover your home or work.
Alyson Mowat founded Botanique in 2013 to create natural scenes and lush backdrops in urban settings. Prior to Botanique, she moved from South Africa to London, where she trained as a graphic designer and worked in the fashion and jewellery industries. With a focus on hand-crafted, artisan pieces, Alyson draws on her passion for style and beautiful things when designing her collections. Her indoor gardening workshops are extremely popular in London.