Living in an urban area, some people might yearn for a small piece of ‘mother nature’. Offering this piece is the passion of gartensilber. Far away from cheap production and fast pace, gartensilber, by Egon and Marlene Schmid, manufactures special, handmade design objects in Erolzheim in Southern Germany – for 15 years. On a whim, Egon
Schmid had developed the idea of producing planting pots made of steel. “I wanted to offer well-looking objects that make the plants look natural and that need only little effort to be maintained,” he explains.