Five Easy Steps For Creating a Garden Border:
No Experience Necessary

May 20, 2013

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I just found out about Garden on a Roll, a mail-order DIY garden border kit available in the UK that offers a choice of ten ornamental styles, including one shady and one “low maintenance,”and one edible border kit.

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With non-gardeners in mind, … Read More…

10 Great Design Blogs Written By Moms

May 12, 2013

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Place for gathering together on a special day. Mad About the House. via Lobster and Swan.

In honor of Mother’s Day and great moms everywhere, I have created a shortlist of great design blogs conceived and written by moms.Read More…

Glow Your Own Plants

May 8, 2013

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Plants that gleam, alien-like, could be the next source of sustainable natural lighting–no electricity required.

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Bioluminescent tree via NextNature.

Inspired by fireflies and aquatic bioluminescence, a team of Stanford University PhDs are creating living, glowing plants inside a California lab. The … Read More…

Indoor Plant Decor: Design Stylebook for Houseplants (& Contest to Win Woolly Pockets Planter!)

May 7, 2013

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Spotted at Adore, New York  City. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

Fashionistas say it: accessorize, accessorize, accessorize. On the horticouture side, the same idea works for your interior design scheme where plants can be the perfect interior design accessory.Read More…

Living Art Blends Ceramics and Horticulture

April 30, 2013

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Inspired by his own landscape designs and a trip to his native Japan, Brooklyn-based artist and landscape designer Mineo Mizuno integrates ceramics and horticulture in Coexistence, an installation of living art forms.

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Mizuno leverages his expertise in glazes to work … Read More…

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