Best of 2013: Urban Gardens Top 10 Favorite Posts

December 29, 2013



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Urban Gardens readers and followers have spoken.  In 2013, vertical gardens continued to reign in popularity, as did outdoor and indoor edible gardens, some of which were climbing the walls.

You loved concrete as much as I did, and the … Read More…

Holiday Greenings!

December 24, 2013



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How to Get a Free Bicycle

December 20, 2013



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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…

A Vertical Succulent Garden With Integrated Outdoor Shower

December 1, 2013



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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.



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When I visited Spain last summer, Marc shared with … Read More…

Why Did The Turkey Cross the Road?

November 27, 2013



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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 … Read More…

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