Minimalist Plant Stand and Support System Grows With Your Plants

December 5, 2018

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Say hello to Liana, a minimalist plant stand and support system that grows along with your plants.

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Brain child of Swiss design company Superlife, the Liana plant stand allows users to add sections to support plants as they mature.

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3D Printed Flowers Designed to Feed Urban Insects

December 4, 2018

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In an effort to offset the massive decline in the world’s insect population, Dutch design firm Atelier Boelhouwer has developed a series of 3D printed artificial flowers designed to serve as an emergency food source for the ‘big five of Read More...

London’s Little Venice: More Cheerio Than Ciao

November 2, 2018

London's Little Venice cruise on the canal.

It was an unseasonably warm autumn day as I strolled along the water’s edge shaded by a canopy of trees. I took my place in line (or “queued up” as the Brits say) to board the 55 minute London Waterbus Read More...

A Tiny Secret Garden in London

September 30, 2018

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You won’t accidentally stumble onto Gibbons Rent, a tiny narrow cut through between Magdalen and Bermondsey Streets in London SE1. Tucked away in the shadow of the towering spire-like skyscraper known as The Shard and close to the busy London Read More...

Pistils Not Pistols: Milwaukee Youth Choose Gardens Over Guns

September 29, 2018

Gideon Verdin-Williams, one of the founders of Guns Down Miltown, had just attended the vigil for Jakari Wright whose father had shot and killed him following a disagreement about cleaning his room.

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Self-Powered Hydroponic Solar Greenhouse Harvests Food and Electricity

September 26, 2018

What does the future of urban farming look like? For Marjan van Aubel, it’s Power Plant, a self-powered hydroponic solar greenhouse she showcased last week at the London Design Biennale.

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How To Create an Eco-Friendly Garden and Greenhouse

September 13, 2018

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If you are a gardener, it’s likely you feel connected with nature and care about the planet. Think about strengthening that relationship by learning some simple ways to green your garden or greenhouse.

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Sustainable Barkitecture: Solar Powered Dog House With Green Roof

September 11, 2018

It’s a sustainable dog’s life in this contemporary canine cottage. The eco-chic timber construction features a turf clad side ramp leading to a slanted green roof with a motion-activated water faucet and integrated irrigation system.

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How HOA Members Can Be Good Neighbors

September 5, 2018

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HOAs (Home Owners Associations) exist to promote cooperation, safe neighborhoods and a stable environment for those who live within their boundaries. Rules and regulations are often necessary to ensure that neighbors treat one another with respect Read More...

Create Your Own Smart Garden With These Innovative Tech Gadgets

August 16, 2018

The Edyn Sensor.

Interest in gardening is rapidly increasing, especially among environmentally and nutrition-conscious millennials who also want to know where their food comes from.

Patrick Nadeau’s Urban Garden planter bags.

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