Plants Climb Up a Tree Shaped Vertical Garden

May 24, 2016 by

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Climbing up an otherwise unremarkable exterior façade in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain, a tree-shaped vertical garden makes maximum use of everyday, available materials like naturally weathered steel.

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A collaborative project between landscape designers Unusual Green and Urbanarbolismo, the vertical garden transforms … Read More...

This Perfect Flowerpot Gives Your Plants a Hug

May 23, 2016 by

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Do your plants need a hug? If so, they may love the Hug flowerpot as much as I do. Designed by Sara Larsson of A2, the Hug fits snuggly around flowerpots offering comfort and dressing them up in style.

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The Future of Home Gardening is Connected

May 21, 2016 by

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Gardening can be a great way to disconnect from the technology that has taken over our lives. Making use of the many available garden technology apps and objects may seem in opposition to the notion of unplugging Read More...

Gang of Portuguese Grandparent Graffiti Artists

May 16, 2016 by

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Armed with cans of spray paint, masks and gloves, a gang of septuagenarian graffiti artists are hitting the streets of Lisbon on a mission not just to add color to drab streets, but also to defy ageist stereotypes.

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10 Glowing Ways to Add Fire to Your Garden Design

May 8, 2016 by

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Nothing makes a garden feel quite as cozy as a flickering flame–whether on a torch, in a fire pit, or a fireplace. If you’re looking to add a little spark and warmth to your garden design, check out our ten Read More...

Urban Farm and Nursery School Teaches Kids the Language of Nature

May 7, 2016 by

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Ever wish you’d learned multiple languages while you were a child when your brain was hardwired for it? What about the language of nature, can you speak it?

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Unfortunately, many children grow up in environments that don’t give them the … Read More...

Four Top Garden Events For Your Bucket List

April 25, 2016 by

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To immerse yourself in the gardening world and soak up inspiration, there’s nothing quite like attending an acclaimed garden show where you can take in hundreds of different designs, learn Read More...

Celebrating The Year of the Allium

April 23, 2016 by

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As 2016 is the Year of the Allium, it seemed like a good opportunity to pay tribute to this lovely genus of flowering plants. Appearing often amid the naturalistic planting schemes for which the Dutch landscape designer and father of Read More...

Futuristic Gardening

April 20, 2016 by

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Our world is skyrocketing into the future, and the gentle, traditional discipline of gardening is not exempt. Some of these advances make for easier plant growth, help nurture more exotic or difficult blooms, and invent new ways to cultivate greenery.Read More...

The Sole of Horticouture: Fashion Forward Vegetables and Flowers

April 14, 2016 by

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If you are a regular reader here, you know that I have a strong fondness for design, nature, and…shoes. Which is why I fell head over heels for French photographer Julie Lavie’s Pantoufle de Vert (French for green slipper), Read More...

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