He specifically chooses plants that are easy to care for and drought-tolerant—a valuable characteristic in Southern California's dry climate. They also look beautiful, creating the feeling of an oasis. "Every box has plants in it so it's like the whole thing's growing," Jamie says.
"What prospective buyers aren't going to walk in here and imagine themselves having coffee, reading the paper, hanging out with the kids?" Nate says. "I mean, this is really beautiful."