Five Ways to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Urban Garden in 2014

January 16, 2014



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It’s easy to spend the entirety of winter dreaming of gardens. Envision candlelit dinners outdoors veiled in the fragrance of flowers, sunny afternoons gathering flavorful herbs, the delicacy of home grown fruit and vegetables in Read More…

Magnetic Indoor-Outdoor Planter Adheres to Both Sides of Glass

January 11, 2014


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If there were ever a design that was truly indoor-outdoor, it’s this one. Bliss is a magnetic planter that couldn’t decide if it was an indoor or outdoor container. So it decided to be both, and then some.



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Sculpiture: Brooklyn Made Sustainable Design Blends Art, Architecture, Furniture, and Sculpture

December 23, 2013



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When I met Ashira Israel exhibiting her Micro-Orb collection of concrete vessels at Wanted Design, I knew I’d spotted an artist on the cutting edge of Brooklyn made sustainable design.

Israel is the owner and lead designer/fabricator for the industrial … Read More…

10 Cool DIY Home and Garden Projects You Can Make With a 3D Printer

November 20, 2013



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Pushpin birdhouse design spotted on MakerBot’s Thingiverse.

I’ve been seriously wowed lately by many of the inventive 3D printed objects I have found, like concrete planter bricks, a mini planter system with drip irrigation, and a modular vertical garden perfect Read More…

Can Plants Make You Happier and Richer?

October 28, 2013



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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…

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