Eco-Chic Pet Houses Offer Creature Comforts

April 30, 2011


Matthew Coates designed this green roof dog house from reclaimed materials. Via Kitsap Sun.

I’ve stumbled across some purr-fect eco-chic cat and dog houses that will make tails wag and…well, you get it. And let’s not forget the birds and Read More...

The Outdoor Stylist Spots the Trends

April 23, 2011

When it comes to identifying innovative designs and tracking emerging trends for outdoor spaces, Anne Robert of The Outdoor Stylist is in the know. Combing the world for the latest concepts and products, she showcases her finds while her marketing … Read More...

Austin Yard Arts Tour: Junk or Art?

April 20, 2011


Sharon Smith’s yard includes found objects and some collected on her travels. Photo: Jay Janner, American-Statesman.

Last weekend’s second annual Austin Art Yard Tour showcased more than two dozen yards adorned with what some would call art, others might Read More...

Stylish Digs for Urban Chicks

April 18, 2011

Ideal for urban living, the strong yet lightweight 100% recyclable aluminum Hen’s Dream Chicken Coop is for chicken keepers looking for a high style rust resistant low-maintenance coop.

Along with their love of gardening, Trix and Jade Toma of … Read More...

Sitting and Sowing in Your Spring Garden!

April 12, 2011

Fun, colourful straw umbrella keeps you cool and protected. Available in pink, lime, and blue. £15.

It’s spring: time to get outside and into your garden, onto your balcony, terrace, or patio. Tesco Direct offers a range of home and … Read More...

Runway-Worthy Sustainable Garden Attire

April 9, 2011


Photo: Jess X Chen, Model: Connie Leung

When Rhode Island School of Design apparel designer, Tessa Zeng, was challenged to create a garment with recycled materials other than fabric, she had an innovative idea that would leave no carbon Read More...

Sowing Stories at P Allen Smith’s Garden2Blog

April 7, 2011

The Garden2Blog event, hosted by P Allen Smith April 26-27, will be a rich opportunity for the invited bloggers to learn and explore–to offer “cuttings” from each other’s own unique perspectives, to spread the seeds of creativity. As described in Read More...

P Allen Smith Hosts Garden2Blog Event


P Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm, venue for upcoming Garden2Blog event.

There is a long tradition of sharing among gardeners. They share information, ideas, seeds, cuttings, and some–even non-gardeners–share their land, offering it to those wanting to garden but without Read More...

Modular Vertical Garden Brings Green to Urban Walls

April 2, 2011

Urbio is a new magnetic-backed and modular vertical garden system that easily enables you to bring green to empty urban walls. As urban dwellers, or those who live and work in small spaces, it can be difficult to find … Read More...

Mobile App for Green Thumbing Your Way Through NYC

April 1, 2011

GardenSpace NYC, a cool interactive field guide to Manhattan’s publically accessible parks and gardens, by Brooklyn-based Landscape Design Firm, Green Sky Designs, brings city dwellers closer to their urban ecosystem, bridging the gap between the plugged-in pace of the … Read More...

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