LandEscaping: Taking Refuge in the City on a Rooftop Garden Oasis

February 23, 2014



Photo by Norman McGrath from Rooftop Gardens: The Terraces, Conservatories, and Balconies of New York, Denise LeFrak Calicchio

The serenade of the city is hard to ignore, not to mention how it can affect our stress levels. With people bustling, Read More…

Five Ways to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Urban Garden in 2014

January 16, 2014


refresh-and-rejuvinate-your-urban-garden-in-2014 Photo from Designers & Books

It’s easy to spend the entirety of winter dreaming of gardens. Envision candlelit dinners outdoors veiled in the fragrance of flowers, sunny afternoons gathering flavorful herbs, the delicacy of home grown fruit and vegetables in Read More…

Guerrilla Gardening By Bicycle in Holland

January 7, 2014


The Dutch love gardening as much as they love cycling. So it makes sense that friends Mathieu Halkes and Olaf Lemmers combined their mutual passions for the two, blending urban gardening and cycling with another of their interests: guerrilla gardening.Read More…

Fashion Designer Creates Horticouture Dresses from Flower Petals and Leaves

December 22, 2013


© Sandra Alcorn 2014

Tasmanian fashion designer Sandra Alcorn’s studio looks out onto “a slightly unkempt but enchanting garden.” Each season serves as new inspiration for Alcorn’s horticouture collection of tiny dresses and gowns she fashions from the garden’s flowers Read More…

10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013


Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect Read More…

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