Sunday, May 7: Visit Seven Extraordinary Los Angeles Private Gardens

May 3, 2017

Moyer-Savage Garden. Photo by Tom Rau.

In the Los Angeles area on Sunday, May 7? If so, don’t miss The Garden Conservancy’s annual Open Days tour of seven extraordinary Los Angeles private gardens.

Since 1995, the non-profit Garden Conservancy has Read More...

5 Details You Don’t Want to Forget When Hosting an Outdoor Party

April 17, 2017

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Outdoor parties can be magical events perfect for celebrating the warmer weather and enjoying all that nature offers.

Hosting a party outdoors can also give guests more room to roam than they might otherwise have indoors. Read More...

20 Smart and Stylish Tabletop Gardens

April 4, 2017

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This curated selection of planters for the desktop, tabletop, or kitchen counter includes some that are so smart they practically take care of themselves. Others I have selected just for their good looks and because they’d make great design focal Read More...

Spring is In the Air With This Levitating Planter Pot

April 3, 2017

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Hovering via magnetic levitation above its oak base, the 12-sided geodesic Lyfe planter pot gently rotates suspended in mid-air, reflecting different shades of light as it softly floats.

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Based on “maglev technology,” the silicon molded LyfeRead More...

Food Producing Architecture: An Open Source Flat-Pack Urban Farm

April 2, 2017

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Facing the challenges of producing food within the urban environment’s limited footprint, the IKEA innovation lab developed the Growroom, a DIY open source spherical urban farm one can build with a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of Read More...

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