Author(s): Tara Heibel
Indoor plants play a large role in the design and feel of a space. Focusing on indoor gardening--from small containers and vertical installations with air plants to unique tabletop creations--Sprout Home provides readers with the means to create beautiful and long-lasting indoor landscapes. Tara Heibel and Tassy De Give, owners of the successful Sprout Home gardening stores, offer expert advice for choosing plant varieties and pairing them with unique design ideas. Sharing practical tips honed through hundreds of plant design classes, Heibel and DeGive tell readers everything they need to know to care for their one-of-a-kind green creations.
Sprout Home opened in Chicago in 2003 and launched its second store in Brooklyn in 2007. Both locations offer full landscape design services specializing in contemporary garden design and rooftop/deck container gardening, plus products and plants for urban gardeners along with hand-picked home goods. TARA HEIBEL has done monthly gardening segments for ABC Morning News for the last two years. She has also made multiple appearances on the CBS Morning Show and spoke at the Industrial Designers Society of America conference. TASSY DE GIVE has appeared on the Martha Stewart Living radio show and has been featured in The New York Times for gardening and floral design. She is currently filming a pilot for the creators of The Knot magazine showcasing Sprout Home's floral and garden designs for New York weddings.