Open the windows, sweep off the patio and usher in spring! Here are some easy ways to incorporate the fresh new season into your Bay Meadows home and blur the lines where inside meets outdoors — whether it’s a space in your kitchen, office or any room that needs a spot of color and a little added green life. Click on these helpful links for some indoor garden inspiration.
If you were lucky enough to preserve a piece of the Bay Meadows living wall, keep these ideas in mind for your own interior masterpiece:
Indoor Herb Gardens: Nothing beats the smell of fresh herbs sprouting up right in your home. They are easy to grow and use all around the house. From re-claimed tea cups or coffee canisters in the kitchen to living strawberry jar lamp bases and dried herb wreaths for your front door. The ideas are endless!
Wine Cork Succulents: Add a little green to your indoor space with these eye-catching DIY wine cork succulents. They can serve as fun fridge magnets + a great memento from a special evening with a great bottle of wine.
Driftwood Wall Garden: Celebrate Peninsula life. Bring a bit of the beach into your home with this easy weekend project that takes less than an hour adds a relaxed vibe to any space.
Mini Living Succulent Picture: Put your green thumb to use and perk up your indoor space by creating your own beautiful hand crafted living wall to hang in a frame or prop on a shelf to liven the space up. If you are lucky enough to possess a piece of the original Bay Meadows living wall, find a home for it inside your abode.
Plant a Terrarium: Bright colors can make a room feel alive but nothing does that like a living organism. Terrariums are easy to make, a great oxygen booster and will be a great conversation piece when gracing your desk, dining room table or any other well-lit spot.
Living Moss Carpet: There is nothing quite like the sensation of walking barefoot on soft green moss carpet in the morning. A moss shower mat lives off the water that falls after you get out of the shower.
Wearable Planters: Wouldn’t it be cool to carry a plant in your pocket, close to your heart? These cool ideas are perfect for your flora friends to hang out on your finger, around your neck or on your PUBLIC bike to grow your garden on the go!
Decorate with Flowers: Celebrate the return of warm weather with beautiful arrangements of spring fresh flowers bringing energy to any space.
As you can see, it’s easier than you imagine to bring a bit of the outdoors-in, so when you aren’t living life in motion outdoors on the miles of biking trails, networks of parks, enjoying the community gardens and wide-open spaces that your neighborhood has to offer – you can enjoy the fresh feel of spring right in your new Bay Meadows home.
Bay Meadows is a family-friendly neighborhood with lots of green space to enjoy all year long. Whether its growing your own vegetables in a gorgeous community garden with expert guidance, playing a game of pick-up basketball after work, team building over bocce and beers, or picnicking with friends and family on warm summer nights for Movies in the Meadow,there’s no shortage of green space to explore. If you have little ones, don’t miss Momdays on Mondays in Paddock Park!