Celebrate Your Poor Soil With a Mediterranean Herb Garden

May 23, 2014

CU garden 300 Stuy crop Mediterranean herbs growing among annual Salvias and Marigolds. Photo by Nicole Brait.

If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden.

Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient poor soils, … Read More...

Five Urban Gardens Fresh Ideas: What’s Been Growing, Glowing, Sowing, and Flowing

March 7, 2014

pull-tab-design-rooftop-garden New York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design.

With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the wonderful things we’ve shared recently on Urban Gardens. Understandable. The good news is, we’ve rounded up the Read More...

Grow and Glow: Hydroponic Planter Doubles as Fashionable Light Fixture

February 15, 2014


Here is an instance where size doesn’t matter. The size of your dwelling that is. Hanging from the ceiling, Spice-Versa grows herbs upside-down, growing and glowing as both a hydroponic planter and lamp. If you’ve got room for a light Read More...

Going With the Flow: Stylish Designer Tabletop Hydroponic Planter

February 14, 2014


For space deprived design lovers who yearn to grow some of their own food, this contemporary designer tabletop hydroponic planter fits the bill. 

Challenged with reinterpreting an existing DIY planter project, design student Blake Burell created Hydropod, a sleek countertop … Read More...

Five Ways to Refresh and Rejuvenate Your Urban Garden in 2014

January 16, 2014


refresh-and-rejuvinate-your-urban-garden-in-2014 Photo from Designers & Books

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...

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