11 Easy Ways to Revamp Your Garden

May 22, 2017

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Sometimes in life it’s good to mix things up. As we all like a project we can sink our teeth into, what could be better than revamping your garden? The same old lawn and shrubs can Read More...

Three Ideas For Creating a Modern Outdoor Living Space

May 18, 2017


Spending time outdoors in a calm and beautiful environment is great for your mental well-being. It leaves you feeling relaxed, energized and at peace with the world. A modern outdoor living space can also be a fantastic place for socializing 
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A Los Angeles Landscape Designer’s Moroccan Style Urban Garden

May 9, 2017

Entering the central courtyard of Casa Nancina, garden designer Nancy Goslee Power’s Santa Monica, California urban garden, I was instantly transported away from city traffic, noise and congestion into a bucolic and dreamy space inspired by Power’s travels to Brazil Read More...

Sunday, May 7: Visit Seven Extraordinary Los Angeles Private Gardens

May 3, 2017

Moyer-Savage Garden. Photo by Tom Rau.

In the Los Angeles area on Sunday, May 7? If so, don’t miss The Garden Conservancy’s annual Open Days tour of seven extraordinary Los Angeles private gardens.

Since 1995, the non-profit Garden Conservancy has Read More...

5 Details You Don’t Want to Forget When Hosting an Outdoor Party

April 17, 2017

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Outdoor parties can be magical events perfect for celebrating the warmer weather and enjoying all that nature offers.

Hosting a party outdoors can also give guests more room to roam than they might otherwise have indoors. Read More...

20 Smart and Stylish Tabletop Gardens

April 4, 2017

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This curated selection of planters for the desktop, tabletop, or kitchen counter includes some that are so smart they practically take care of themselves. Others I have selected just for their good looks and because they’d make great design focal Read More...

Spring is In the Air With This Levitating Planter Pot

April 3, 2017

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Hovering via magnetic levitation above its oak base, the 12-sided geodesic Lyfe planter pot gently rotates suspended in mid-air, reflecting different shades of light as it softly floats.

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Magic in the Magnet
Based on “maglev technology,” the silicon molded LyfeRead More...

Food Producing Architecture: An Open Source Flat-Pack Urban Farm

April 2, 2017

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Facing the challenges of producing food within the urban environment’s limited footprint, the IKEA innovation lab developed the Growroom, a DIY open source spherical urban farm one can build with a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of Read More...

Small Space Smart Combo Aquaponic, Hydroponic, Aeroponic Indoor Garden

April 1, 2017

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The Lyfbox Ecosystem is an app-connected indoor smart garden that combines the best of aquaponic, hydroponic, and aeroponic growing systems to enable the food consumer to become a food producer.

Perfect for urban dwellers without much space or free time … Read More...

A Smart Plug n’ Grow Home Indoor Farm

March 30, 2017

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Munich-based brand, Agrilution, is one of many companies developing smart indoor farming systems to enable ordinary folks like us to grow fresh, healthy food in the comfort of our own homes.

With the debut of the plantCube, the company … Read More...

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