Country’s First K-8 Urban Farm School Sprouting in San Francisco

June 15, 2016

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With an ecology and farming curriculum intended to “cultivate in the students and the staff a consistent and ongoing relationship with the outdoors,” San Francisco’s K-8 Golden Bridges School unveiled plans for its new campus, an urban farm school that … Read More...

Concrete Plumbing Pipe Flower Vase Attaches to Wall

June 12, 2016

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In his first collection for the concrete furniture and accessories company, Lyon Beton, French artist and designer Bertrand Jayr plays with ordinary objects like toilet paper, file folders, and now plumbing pipes, which he transforms into quirky and witty accessories Read More...

Birdhouses That Offer Air Quality Info and Free WiFi

June 10, 2016

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New smart birdhouses in Amsterdam measure air quality then alert the public with illuminated green LED lights when the air is clean, and when it is, the devices open up a local server to offer free and secure WiFi to Read More...

Science Students Rap About Photosynthesis

June 6, 2016

Talk about making science fun! Want to learn about photosynthesis? A team of four 7th and 8th grade students from the Nueva School in Hillsborough, California rap about photosynthesis in They Grow, a ‘science-ified” version of the popular Drake … Read More...

Plants Climb Up a Tree Shaped Vertical Garden

May 24, 2016

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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 tree shaped vertical … Read More...

This Perfect Flowerpot Gives Your Plants a Hug

May 23, 2016

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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

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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

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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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Known virally … Read More...

Urban Farm and Nursery School Teaches Kids the Language of Nature

May 7, 2016

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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

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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...

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