December 20, 2013
Photo via Kier Homes.
Two years ago my husband gave me a shiny new bike for Christmas. I’m embarrassed to confess that I have not yet ridden it. He put it under the tree again last year, and if I … Read More…
December 1, 2013
Well known for Phytokinetic, the über cool green roof system he designed for city buses, Spanish landscape designer and friend Marc Grañèn also creates beautiful and functional botanical works of art.
When I visited Spain last summer, Marc shared with me … Read More…
November 27, 2013
Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton for Urban Gardens.
Spotted last week after my son and I had just jaywalked across a Cambridge, Massachusetts street: a law-abiding wild turkey crossing at a crosswalk.
We did get a chuckle right before Thanksgiving as we the bird … Read More…
November 7, 2013
Prison garden. Photo by Benj Drummond and Sara Joy Steele.
When you think of urban gardens, you probably don’t picture prisons. But there’s a new trend in urban gardening, and prisons across the United States are climbing on board.
SPP conservation … Read More…
October 28, 2013
LED GrowLight Pendant Lamp, $1250 via Lightopia.
Need a mood and financial boost? There’s an app for that. Or a plant. While browsing today through Frank Mertens’s site Expression That Inspires, I stumbled upon Nursery & Garden Industry Australia’s unusual … Read More…