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Matt Mattus
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Attended Chaminade University of Honolulu
Lived in worcester, MA
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When I Win Power Ball Tonight, I'm Buying Thompson & Morgan
First, know this: In talking about Thompson & Morgan, there are two companies here. The British seed company (TMseeds) (now owned by Primary Capital) and the US seed company which was sold in 2009 to Garden's Alive.  Image from the Thompson & Morgan, Websit...
First, know this: In talking about Thompson & Morgan, there are two companies here. The British seed company (TMseeds) (now owned by Primary Capital) and the US seed company which was sold in 2009 to Garden's Alive. Image ...
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Will our unseasonably warm winter damage our plants?
Mayflowers for Christmas? It happened this December, but it'd not that unusual. Records show that this has occurred in the past, in particular, in 1776 here in Massachusetts, where the Mayflower is our State wildflower. but what about all of our other plant...
Mayflowers for Christmas? It happened this December, but it'd not that unusual. Records show that this has occurred in the past, in particular, in 1776 here in Massachusetts, where the Mayflower is our State wildflower. but w...
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A December Tour of the Greenhouse
We're all so busy during these last few weeks before the Holidays, that it's hard to rake a break from all of the cooking, decorating, shopping and trying to finish up everything at work before the year comes to an end. I look forward to my Christmas break ...
We're all so busy during these last few weeks before the Holidays, that it's hard to rake a break from all of the cooking, decorating, shopping and trying to finish up everything at work before the year comes to an end. I loo...
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BOTANIC GARDENS ARE FOR... CHRISTMAS LIGHTS? WHY NOT.
The winter holiday lights display at your local botanic garden may surprise you. This one, 'Winter Reimagined' at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston MA is worth seeing. Is your neighborhood like mine? Deficient in Holiday light displays?   There used...
The winter holiday lights display at your local botanic garden may surprise you. This one, 'Winter Reimagined' at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston MA is worth seeing. Is your neighborhood like mine? Deficient in Holi...
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10 ROMANTIC WEDDING FLOWERS JUST WAITING TO BE REDISCOVERED
A selection of heirloom mums - spoons, Japanese cascades and anemone forms, combined with a few thistle, quill and formal incurves. I dare you  David Stark  - 17th century kimono meets October on Mount Fuji -Gold,  bronze, and pink? I say it works. Also in ...
A selection of heirloom mums - spoons, Japanese cascades and anemone forms, combined with a few thistle, quill and formal incurves. I dare you David Stark - 17th century kimono meets October on Mount Fuji -Gold, bronze, and ...
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A new Year, New Puppies, and, an Anniversary
My friend Glen Lord delivered the best birthday present ever to me - a generous load of antique Italian rolled rim Imprunetta clay pots from an old estate. I never realized that the rolled rim was actually the rim of the clay pot, literally 'rolled over', w...
My friend Glen Lord delivered the best birthday present ever to me - a generous load of antique Italian rolled rim Imprunetta clay pots from an old estate. I never realized that the rolled rim was actually the rim of the clay...
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Our Christmas Festivities
Christmas is often all about nostalgia and tradition. In Worcester, MA where I live, there are many Eastern European markets such as this Polish market, which carry imported treats and home made items not only from Poland, but from Latvia, Estonia, Russia a...
Christmas is often all about nostalgia and tradition. In Worcester, MA where I live, there are many Eastern European markets such as this Polish market, which carry imported treats and home made items not only from Poland, bu...
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RAISING A COLLECTION OF EXTRAORDINARY CHRYSANTHEMUMS
A contemporary photograph of classic chrysanthemums by Japanese artist Tomoko Yoneda, Chrysanthemum s, 2011 c-print. First cultivated in China, cultivated forms date as far back as the 15th Century B.C. Today, they remain important in much of Asia and espec...
A contemporary photograph of classic chrysanthemums by Japanese artist Tomoko Yoneda, Chrysanthemum</i>s, 2011 c-print. First cultivated in China, cultivated forms date as far back as the 15th Century B.C. Today, they remain ...
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A $75 GIVEAWAY FROM JACKSON & PERKINS, AND HOW MATT REDISCOVERED HIS INNER CHILD
Who doesn't love large, winter-blooming amaryllis bulbs? With this $75 dollar gift card to Jackson & Perkins, imagine what you could buy? I try not to do too many giveaways or partnerships. Only a couple this year, but this one is pretty good. A Holiday $75...
Who doesn't love large, winter-blooming amaryllis bulbs? With this $75 dollar gift card to Jackson & Perkins, imagine what you could buy? I try not to do too many giveaways or partnerships. Only a couple this year, but this...
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HOLIDAY LIGHTING TIP - MAKE IT A YEAR ROUND CHOICE WITH BRIGHT LED GARDEN LIGHTS
Halloween night, kids could now walk the length of our long entrance path, illuminated with these bright LED path lights which out-shine any other path light we've tried. Into our dumpster went a whole bunch of ineffective solar lights. A few years ago, we ...
Halloween night, kids could now walk the length of our long entrance path, illuminated with these bright LED path lights which out-shine any other path light we've tried. Into our dumpster went a whole bunch of ineffective so...
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Plantsman, author, plant collector, graphic designer and visual design/branding consultant
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Visual Design, Graphic design, Branding, UX, Director or Visual Design at Hasbro
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    Director /Visual Design at Hasbro, UX, Graphic Design and creative management. Also, influencial garden blogger.
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Plantsman, Author, Blogger and Designer
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Author, Plant Explorer, Plant Collector and Garden Blogger / Professionally - Creative Director,Futurist and Visual Designer for Hasbro.
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Author of GROWING WITH PLANTS, a top 10 garden blog author popular with both plant collectors and creative people, and BEYOND TREND - HOW TO INNOVATE IN AN OVER-DESIGNED WORLD, published by HOW Media.
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  • Chaminade University of Honolulu
    BFA, 1983
  • Unity College
    Environmental Science, 1980
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How to join The Geraniaceae Group and Forum - posted in Membership: The aims of The Geraniaceae Group are to promote knowledge of the Gerani

Season 1, episode 3: Making the Cut!
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This week we're talking growing cool cutting gardens, and getting creative with making beautiful cut flower arrangements. Two announcements

The Best Garden Bloggers of 2013
6ftmama.com

This past week, the Garden Bloggers Conference announced its nominations for the Best Garden Bloggers of 2013. Some of the nominees are fami

Cooking in small space II - Farmers Market Fried Rice
www.kuliacooks.com

It has been awhile since I posted. Work has been very busy. I am still living in an extended stay hotel. The good news is, I will be moving

Matt Mattus' Growing with Plants
www.growingwithplants.com

A blog about growing organic vegetables, flowers, unusual plants and greenhouse gardening.

The Rainforest Garden: How I Used a Cultivator to Start a Vegetable Bed
www.therainforestgarden.com

Why simply garden when you can make the world your garden? The Rainforest Garden is all about taking a healthy dash of botanical style and i

SNUG HARBOR FARM: Our New Line of Terra-cotta Has Arrived
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The owner Tony, a self described "potaholic" and pot hoarder, has been collecting fine pottery from around the globe for over 25 years now.

The Google+ Project
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The Google+ project makes sharing online more like sharing in real life.

The New Furby Review: Absolute Horror
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The Furby materialized on American shelves in 1998, after a brief warp-trip from some ethereal hell-domain. It drove parents insane. Their c

America's Hottest Brands: My Little Pony: The Friendship Is Magic | Spec...
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For kids' cable network The Hub, a funny thing happened on the way reimagining the 1980s cult hit

Moen SaturDIY Season 3: Balancing Baby &amp; Bathroom Design
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The Griffins are quickly learning that having a baby changes everything -- especially homeowner to-dos. Their short list is starting to feel

Stitched by Rick: Stitched Portraits
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For the past month I&#39;ve made it a habit to draw *one* stitched portrait a day. The rules are simple. Pick someone famous who was born on

The Top 10 Everything of 2011 - TIME
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In 54 wide-ranging lists, TIME surveys the highs and lows, the good and the bad, of the past 12 months...

BEYOND TREND By Matt Mattus
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BEYOND TREND By Matt Mattus. A personal and professional view of the design profession. An inspiring and concise commentary of the new globa