Growing Vegetables Indoors Twenty-One at a Time

November 6, 2015

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The urban greenhouse-less are not doomed to a life of seasonal CSAs (although they are a good thing) or wilted produce from the mega grocery store down the road (a bad thing.) Innovations of the gardening kind are popping up … Read More...

Self-Watering Modular and Magnetic “Connect a Pot” Planters

August 19, 2015

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For those of us who have downsized to smaller digs where space is at a premium, there’s a new self-watering modular pot system for growing plants, herbs and flowers indoors in compact areas.

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Connect a Pot fits well into the … Read More...

Not All Work and No Play in These Eco-Friendly Garden Pods

August 18, 2015

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UK designer-inventor Chris Sneebsy says he designed his backyard office pod, Archipod, “around the idea that a garden building should become part of the garden landscape.”

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Made in Maine
Until American architect Judy Bernier fell for … Read More...

Voltasol Sun Chasing Planters

August 2, 2015

 

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How cool would it be if your potted plants could chase the sun all by themselves? Welcome Voltasol, a flowerpot that turns on the axis of its semi-conical base to follow the trajectory of the sun and attract more Read More...

Five Designs That Put the Fun in Functional

July 23, 2015

With designs that put the fun in functional, some designers are creating works which elicit both an aha and a haha. Here are five pieces with a sense of humor:

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1. Killing Time
I met designer Weng Xinyu at Ambiente Read More...

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