A stocking stuffer for the container gardener in your life: tiny enoki mushrooms crafted by hand by Seattle artist Rebekka Guenther Ferbrache. The white stoneware pieces are 1.75 to 2.5 inches tall and sold in a set of three.
Made from reclaimed cedar, this 10-inch-long planter from Andrew’s Reclaimed comes with nonskid pads. Plant teacup succulents or cactuses, and you’ve got a modern indoor garden in miniature. $28. (Andrew’s Reclaimed)
Matte-glazed, speckled stoneware birdhouses by the design firm Roost hang from rope and are topped with recycled teak roofs. They’re available in three styles: Chalet, Bungalow and Tower.
The new Flick tea light holders are by Haskell Collection in Costa Mesa using steel pipe and 5.5-inch-long mounting spikes that allows you to place it along a path, in a potted plant or perhaps even in a sand-filled vase as part of a table arrangement ... (Haskell Collection)
... and Flick’s powder-coat finish ensures longevity. The design is sold in sets of five.
The idea behind SoSucculent: Create your own living wall. The vertical gardening kit comes with a 16-inch square box made from water resistant cedar and a waterproof backing board, 32 succulent cuttings and step-by-step instructions.
Create a living wall by attaching Tillandsia air plants to stainless steel cables strung on a lightweight, powder-coated aluminum frame designed by landscape architect Josh Rosen of Airplantman Designs. It measures 11.5 inches by 19 inches and is sold without plants.
The British company Omlet has designed the Beehaus, a modern plastic bee hive that comes with cover boards, clearer boards, frames, honey jars, Queen excluders, a hive divider and a complete guide to beekeeping so you actually know what all those terms mean. Available in green, red and purple.
Mary Gray and Annette Gutierrez of Potted in Los Angeles designed the City Planters with a slight tilt forward, to help with draining and to keep moisture away from the wall. Each planter is constructed of steel and finished in modern white or a hand-sealed rust patina.
$165 to $235, Potted, 3158 Los Feliz Blvd., Atwater Village, (323) 665-3801, Potted(Potted)
Designer Domenic Fiorello created his wall-mounted Plant Pods out of white oak with a thermoplastic insert. $100, Beehive Style(Domenic Fiorello)
The Los Angeles store Poketo has Polka Dot wall vases ($22), ceramic flower holders in retro colors; a three-ring steel pot holder ($25); and the angular Off the Wall mini planter, a cantilevered ceramic pot ($20).
820 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, (213) 537-0751 (Poketo)
California ceramist Jennifer Fisher’s Dino planter is cast from an ostrich egg. The piece is about 4 inches in diameter, made of stoneware with a low-gloss glaze. Two leather cords could suspend the plant from a wall-mounted hook.
These petite glazed ceramic planters are backed with magnets, so they can be affixed to metal surfaces. The textures are created by hand using plaster stamps. $19.95, the Juicy Leaf, 1140 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, (310) 907-5019 (The Juicy Leaf)
For the eco-kid, how about a horse swing made from a recycled tire? The Dutch design comes with a heavy-duty rope tie in festive red.
$189, Potted, 3158 Los Feliz Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 665-3801 (Esschert Design USA)
The cast-iron Pipe tea light holders by Menu are surprisingly hefty little things that can be configured in any number of ways.
$35 each, A+R, 1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd. in Venice, 171 S. La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles, (800) 913-0071. (From A+R)