Basics for the Windowsill Gardener, Poland Edition
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A few months ago, This Is Paper, one of our favorite design magazines, opened an online shop selling its own small-batch kitchenwares and backpacks. The Warsaw, Poland-based group has recently branched out: it's now offering simple, beautifully packaged garden basics mostly sourced from manufacturers in Poland. The collection is geared to those like the crew at This Is Paper, who "have to conjure a garden on a very small scale on windowsills." To see the full line and place orders, go to This Is Paper . Above: Small Square Peat Pots , "your seed's first home"; €3 for a set of four. Above: Wooden Plant Markers in a pack of 10; €5. Above: After the seedling is big enough, peat pots can be planted and are fully biodegradable. Above: Certified organic seeds from Poland, including these Parsley Seeds , are sold in This Is Paper-designed packages with planting and sowing guidelines; €3.50 a packet. Above: The This Is Paper apron , made of cotton with an adjustable leather strap; €29.50. Above: Hiroshi Scissors for small plant maintenance; €19.50. Jute Twine Spool ; €6; Above: Peat Pallets expand as your seedlings grow. When big enough, the plant and pallet together can be planted in a pot; €10 for a set of ten. Above: A made-in-Poland enameled bucket , €22.50. Above: The Coco Besom broom from Japan; €24.50. For more about This Is Paper, see A Back to Basics Approach To Living, Warsaw Edition . And go to Gardenista for everything you need to know about windowsill gardening, including 5 Favorites: Planting Pots for Starting Seeds Indoors .