Travel: Gardens Highlight of South African Farm Hotel

June 27, 2013

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Imagine a self-sustained utopia laden with delicious food and drink, set amidst sandstone mountains and lush winelands. In South Africa, within an hour from the Cape Town International Airport, this utopia exists.

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Babylonstoren is an historic Cape Dutch farm built … Read More...

The Cleanest and Greenest Work Desk Grows Fresh Air

June 21, 2013

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Inside a massive building on the outskirts of one of the world’s most polluted cities, the air is clean — all thanks to three plants and one man.

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Kamal Meattle is an Indian researcher whose lung capacity became severely … Read More...

How to Create an Indoor-Outdoor Spa Sanctuary

June 12, 2013

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Imagine what it would be like to have an indoor-outdoor spa sanctuary, a place of peace and harmony, where the interior space flows seamlessly into the outdoors. It’s an indoor spa that has stepped outside … Read More...

Enter the Urban Gardens Pinterest Contest
to Win a Mr. Steam Towel Warmer!

June 11, 2013

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You can create a spa-like experience indoors, outdoors, or both–a place of peace and harmony for indulging yourself, relaxing, and unwinding.

It might be as simple as adding a small water feature in your garden or on your patio, spending … Read More...

Ten Futuristic Garden Tools

June 10, 2013

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A slew of high-tech weapons could soon occupy home gardeners’ arsenals. From soil humidity sensors, to computer-generated growing tips, to weather detection devices, these contraptions challenge the notion that plants need a human touch.

Whether you’ve mastered indoor herbs, wrestled … Read More...

Hanging Kitchen Herb Garden Doubles as Light Fixture

June 3, 2013

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Landscape designer, Thibaut Delefortrie, and product designer, Eugénie Pfeil, combined creative forces to bring the garden into the kitchen, a collaboration that resulted in Klorofyll, a suspended light fixture that doubles as a hanging kitchen garden for growing aromatic herbs.Read More...

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction … Read More...

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