How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013



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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked Read More…

10 Symbolic Rosh Hashanah Foods From the Garden

September 4, 2013



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Photo, Mike Goldberg

A time for family gathering and feasting, Rosh Hashanah or the Jewish New Year, marks the beginning the High Holy Days, the ten days between it and Yom Kippur, in which people of the Jewish faith make Read More…

Found it! Bright Ideas for DIY Lighting Using Repurposed Household Objects

September 3, 2013


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We were intrigued with the fun and unique lighting ideas out there all made from upcycled household objects. For the crafty out there, here are some creative DIY instructions as well as ready-to-go designs you can purchase.

The secret Read More…

Voilà! Modular Planter System From France



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I love how French brand Booa’s modular cube planters let container gardeners do for outdoor space what fashion designers have always done so well: combine a number of elements to create a complete cohesive look.



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Booa low planters feature hidden … Read More…

Artist Spins a Yarn With Parisian Street Art

July 28, 2013



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Move over perpetrators of urban graffiti, yarn and lego bombing, and even the pothole gardener!  

Artist Juliana Santacruz Herrera wove a tale in the streets of Paris to call attention to the city’s many potholes in need of repair.



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Herrera … Read More…

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