Killer High Heels That Plant Seeds

January 8, 2015

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Imagine gardening in high heels. Sexy and dangerous, totally impractical, right?

While at the Brooklyn Museum’s exhibition, Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, I spotted among the studded and bejeweled platforms, stilettos, wedges–and creations that could only be described as works of … Read More…

Best of 2014: Urban Gardens Top 10 Favorite Posts

December 30, 2014

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With the snap of the finger and the blink of an eye, another year comes to an end. What were a few of your favorite things? These ten blog posts apparently.

Here’s a glimpse of what your Urban Gardens community loved … Read More…

Seasons Greenings!

December 23, 2014

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We love our Urban Gardens community! Thank you so much for all of your support this year. Urban Gardens traveled the world in 2014–to palace gardens in Venice and to Milan Design Week in search of cool things to share. More … Read More…

A Milan Secret Garden and Wellness Concept Lab

June 30, 2014

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What was once an historic movie theater within the green Parco Trivisio of Milan’s fashionable Brera design district, debuted last year as a secret garden and wellness concept lab for Gessi, the Italian Private Wellness Company.

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Appropriate to the building’s origins, the Gessi … Read More…

Milan Design Week 2014 Green Design Trends: Integrated Indoor Edible and Ornamental Indoor Gardens

June 1, 2014

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Green was trending everywhere during last month’s Milan Design Week 2014. Stylish, sustainable, and integrated edible and ornamental indoor gardens and microgardens sprouted everywhere. And I … Read More…

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