The Easiest Indoor Plants and How to Care for Them

March 14, 2017

ct-showhouse-picket-fence-bathroom-plants-1 Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

Using houseplants as an interior design element is literally a breath of fresh air. Indoor plants offer numerous health benefits and can even improve your mood because taking care of them provides a calming effect. In Read More...

Grow For the Glow: Desktop Hydroponic Garden Doubles as Lamp

July 31, 2016

Desktop Hydroponic Garden

All you need to be an urban farmer is a countertop or desktop. Even those living in the smallest of living spaces, city apartments with no patios, terraces, or balconies, can grow fresh micro-greens while at the same time illuminating Read More...

A Bird’s Nest For People Doubles as Hydroponic Garden

July 27, 2016

Bird's Nest For People

Milan-based DesignLibero describes their design practice as an interaction between form and function. If their multifunctional Nido (Italian for nest) is any example of this, then I’d say their work is more a combination of form, function and fun.

Bird's Nest For People

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10 Geometric Vases and Planters With an Edge

April 1, 2016

10 Geometric Planters for the Modern Home

Geometric designs are trending and I love how these architectural vases and planters contrast beautifully with a plant or floral arrangement’s organic form. 

1. Icosahedron Concrete Planter

Icosahedron Concrete Planter

Get it at Anson Design for $10.00.

 

2. Geometric Ribbed Planter PotRead More...

20 Best Urban Gardens Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

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Have we told you lately that we love you? Well we do. And here’s what you loved in 2015.

Your favorite stories of the year included plants growing up walls and on countertops. You loved hydroponic and aquaponic gardens and, Read More...

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