THE DENVER DIRTY GIRLS

 
Is it Art? Is it Gardening? It's both!
Container gardening at its finest.
Outdoors and in.

Phone: 303-671-6654
Mobile: 720-224-2120
Email: sheilaschu@gmail.com

Welcome

Welcome

Our container designs are site specific and intended to provide the wow factor for your space. Our style tends to be bold. We use succulents in our designs as often as possible. We love their sculptural interest and amazing textures…very few plants can provide the drama of a succulent. Tropicals...
Latest entries
"High Drama in an Unlikely Location"

“High Drama in an Unlikely Location”

This is by far our most dramatic set of containers to date. The sculptural quality of  the yuccas contrasted by the textures and colors of the coleus and lysimachia make quite a statement 11 stories above the city.  
"A Laughable Amount of Plants Crammed and Jammed"

“A Laughable Amount of Plants Crammed and Jammed”

Beautiful foliage and blooms does not equal a high maintenance nightmare. This trio of pots overlooking the Denver skyline is a perfect example of that. These glazed bronze pots are jam packed with gorgeous perennials and annuals made to leave to little work for the homeowner.  
"Thriller, Filler, and Spiller"

“Thriller, Filler, and Spiller”

Three words to live by for a drop dead gorgeous container… thriller, filler and spiller. When designing a container, we always start our challenge by selecting the thriller, which in this case is an Agave desmettiana ‘Variegata’. Once we’ve found the first piece to the puzzle, we seek out the filler element. In this instance...
"Our Approach"

“Our Approach”

One of our favorite techniques is called “cram it and jam it”, which gives our clients the instant gratification they expect from our designs. This container features some amazing succulents and tropicals that are loving their life in Boulder, Colorado.  
"Let's Face It"

“Let’s Face It”

The face pot has become a Denver Dirty Girl signature piece. We strive to add a little whimsy for our clients when possible and break free from the norm. With each ‘face’, we challenge ourselves to give him or her a distinctive ‘do’. For this particular face, we focused on our client’s favorite color, purple,...
Denver Post - Grow (July 2011)

Denver Post – Grow (July 2011)

Denver Post – Grow (July, 2011) “Bright Spots”
Fine Gardening (June 2011)

Fine Gardening (June 2011)

Fine Gardening (June, 2011) 2010 Container Design Challenge Winner
Fine Gardening (June 2010)

Fine Gardening (June 2010)

Fine Gardening (June 2010)— 2009 Container Design Challenge Finalist
Container Gardening (Vol. 5, 2008)

Container Gardening (Vol. 5, 2008)

Container Gardening (Vol. 5, 2008)— Rocky Mountain Featured Designer
Fine Gardening (June 2008)

Fine Gardening (June 2008)

Fine Gardening (June, 2008)— 2007 Container Design Challenge Winner