Upcycled Planting for Earth Day!

Whaaaaat?! Two posts in one day?! Crazy talk! But I’m super pumped about these so I want to share them ASAP. Chicago does that thing there it’s freaking freezing for so much of the year that our growing season doesn’t really officially start until Mother’d Day. But Earth Day is a good day to start planning and planting heartier stuff. For me, I like to start inside and work my way out. So I ventured to my local garden center on Wednesday and picked up some succulents and herbs to grow inside.



If you have been on pintrest at all, succulents are EVERYWHERE right now. And with good reason. They’re super pretty and [relatively] low maintenance if you know what you’re doing.

IMG_4490In the spirit of earth day, I’m using upcycled containers for these beauties. Some teacups that are gorgeous but we never drink out of made great bases for two of my succulents. And old tea tins compliment the cups nicely while providing a great home to some other plants!


Started out with a mess of stuff. Three succulents, chives, oregano, and sage. All repotted into one of those adorable containers. I didn’t get any shots of the herbs yet because I want to give them a chance to take to their new homes before I share them. So here’s a bunch of photos of the succulents instead.








This weekend we get to go start working on our vegetable plot! I can’t wait to share all the details about that. It’s going to be a ton of fun!

What did you do to celebrate earth day? Share in the comments!



Lately on Instagram

Things have been crazy over here at Stile.Foto.Cibo! Here’s a little bit of what I’ve been up to you. Lots of great posts in the work being scheduled. Can’t wait for you all to read them!



Getting ready for the opening party for my show!



This coffee is literally life. Metropolis Coffee Company is where it’s at!



Getting blogging work done!



Shoutout to a previous post. Striped Skirt & Spring Flowers



Keeping it casual but classy in the office



How to turn a Tuesday around.



Decisions, decisions.



Buffalo chickpeas on a bed of spinach greens with hot lemon water. Happy lunch! (blog post for the Chickpeas coming soon)



Celebrated Earth Day by planting succulents and herbs in upcycled teacups and tea tins.



Lazy morning followed by a full day of blogging. Get ready!

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