Palm Springs Modernism Week

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Steel Life just returned from Palm Springs Modernism Week, where we sponsored the Modern Garden tour. In addition to a phenomenal variety of lectures, tours and cocktail parties, we spent plenty of time at CAMP (Community and Meeting Place), where the landscape was dressed up with beautiful, drought-tolerant plants from Mountain States Wholesale Nursery. Sales representative and horticulturalist, Wendy Proud, led the Mountain States crew in the plant placement of their demonstration garden, and generously donated drought-resistant plants to fill our planters. She also hosted an intimate cocktail reception at a private garden for her clients and others in the green industry — a perfect finale!

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Photo Shoot with Zenaida Sengo

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The lovely San Francisco artist, author and horticulturalist Zenaida Sengo recently brought her talents to Steel Life.  Zenaida styles interiors of Flora Grubb Gardens, and authored/art directed Air Plants: The Curious World of Tillandsias. We are thrilled  with her photos of the Jack planter and hope to collaborate with the West Coast talent again soon!