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Garden walls can come alive with 'living pictures'

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Living pictures -- cuttings of assorted succulents woven together in everything from picture frames to pallet boxes -- are hot among garden designers and landscapers this spring.

Courtesy of Flora Grubb Gardens

Cuttings of succulents arranged in a heart-shaped living picture in San Francisco. Living pictures are an easy, modern way to add color and texture to an outdoor space.

Courtesy of Flora Grubb Gardens

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A large living succulent picture hanging outside a bedroom.

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A living picture made with cryptanthus and neoregelia bromeliads, rhipsalis cactus, haworthia, hoya, and peperomia.

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A close-up of a living succulent picture dominated by red plants.

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Courtesy of FormLA Landscaping A living succulent picture created for the courtyard of the 2012 Pasadena Showcase House of Design.

Various horizontal and vertical living pictures made with succulent cuttings in San Francisco.

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A close-up of a living succulent picture in San Francisco.

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Looking for a fresh way to liven up your garden walls? Think plants, not paintings. Living pictures -- cuttings of assorted succulents woven together in everything from picture frames to pallet boxes -- have caught on among garden designers and landscapers this spring as an easy, modern way to add color and texture to an outdoor space.
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    • Living pictures  cuttings of assorted succulents woven together in everything from picture frames to pallet boxes  are hot among garden designers and landscapers this spring.
    • Cuttings of succulents arranged in a heart-shaped living picture in San Francisco. Living pictures are an easy, modern way to add color and texture to an outdoor space.
    • A large living succulent picture hanging outside a bedroom.
    • A living picture made with cryptanthus and neoregelia bromeliads, rhipsalis cactus, haworthia, hoya, and peperomia.
    • A close-up of a living succulent picture dominated by red plants.
    • Courtesy of FormLA Landscaping A living succulent picture created for the courtyard of the 2012 Pasadena Showcase House of Design.
    • Various horizontal and vertical living pictures made with succulent cuttings in San Francisco.
    • A close-up of a living succulent picture in San Francisco.
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