Five Easy Steps for Creating an Indoor/Outdoor Vertical Garden or Green Wall

November 29, 2011

You don’t have to be Patrick Blanc to create your own vertical garden. In even the smallest spaces, you can plant up instead of out with modular pocket planters like those from Woolly Pockets. Design your own green living wall Read More...

New Garden365 Indoor/Outdoor Water Feature:
Exclusive Offer for Urban Gardens Readers!

November 27, 2011

Create an urban oasis on your balcony, patio, or small terrace with the soothing sound of water flowing from a fountain. The new Garden365™ Water Feature isn’t scheduled for full scale release until Spring 2012, but we’re offering an exclusive Read More...

Giving You the Bird

November 24, 2011


Artist, Teresa Fasolino’s Vegetarian Turkey.

I love Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite holidays. No gifts, just great food in celebration of gratitude and abundance shared with family and friends. Vegetarians notwithstanding, I know the turkey is pretty central, not Read More...

Rome’s Travelling Garden Supports Occupy Movement

November 22, 2011

A travelling edible garden in Rome called Orto Errante (which in Italian means Wandering Garden) made its way for about 2.5 miles (4 km) last weekend from Santa Croce in Gerusalemme to the the city’s Occupy Rome tents at a … Read More...

Brown Thumbs Up for the Biome Terrarium

November 21, 2011

No green thumbs needed here: Biome, by London-based designer Samuel Wilkinson, is a smart terrarium powered and managed by an iPad or smartphone which controls its climate, water level, and nutrients. Sunlight for the mini eco-system is replicated … Read More...

Chicken Feather Trees

November 18, 2011

Belgian artist Cathy Savel produces original art works and home decorations using natural materials such as string, paper, beans, wood and cloth–and in the case of these curious 11 inch tall trees–chicken feathers. Originally trained as an interior designer, Savels … Read More...

New York City Public School’s Rooftop Hydroponic Garden and Urban Farm Classroom

November 16, 2011


The Greenhouse on the roof of Public School 333 in Manhattan. Photo: Ari Burling

A 1400-square foot smart and sustainable hydroponic urban farm sits on the third floor rooftop of a New York City public school. It’s home to The … Read More...

Plantini: Gorgeous Shelter For Seedlings

November 15, 2011

From Another Studio, the folks who brought us the PostCarden, a post card that unfolds into a garden, here comes Plantini, an ornate metal planthouse kit that includes everything you need to grow your own opulent teeny Read More...

Los Angeles Canyon Hideaway Surrounded By Gardens

November 14, 2011

Set against the backdrop of a verdant Los Angeles hillside minutes from downtown Beverly Hills and the bling of Rodeo Drive, this urban canyon home is perched above the road far enough away from the traffic to offer respite from Read More...

Whimsical Outdoor Pieces For Plants and Birds

November 10, 2011


Puzzel, modular interlocking planters.

Sculptors Ingrid Michel and Frederic Pain started out creating oversized outdoor animal sculptures then migrated their talents to the design of funky outdoor furniture and accessories. Their studio, Binôme-Jardin, weaves the feel of raw natural … Read More...

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