New York City Residence With Four Terraces

September 7, 2011







When JoJo Demirel and her husband Baris moved into their new place in Red Hook, Brooklyn last April, their first order of business was to put up a greenhouse.

The couple had always shared a love of gardening but only … Read More…

An Urban Garden Cocktail Party

August 25, 2011








Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

In 2006, Chicago resident LaManda Joy and her husband Peter purchased “a yard with a house attached to it.” The couple explain that they did this “for the sole, myopic, obsessive purpose of growing a … Read More…

Goodbye Concrete, Hello Urban Garden!

July 19, 2011








Natalie June’s daughters enjoying the new garden.

Guest Post by San Diego Urban Gardener, Natalie June.

I have always dreamed of living off the land. I have dreamed of going into my backyard and finding all of the ingredients I … Read More…

93 Year Old Dumpster Diving Urban Gardener

May 30, 2011








93 year-old Robert Horton, Jr., on his downtown Greenwich, CT patio.

My 93 year-old father-in-law is a dumpster diver. During one of his recent expeditions into the trash at his neighboring elementary school, he found metal file cabinets whose perfectly … Read More…

More Urban Garden Ideas From the Golden State

March 29, 2011







As I peered through the cut out of a beautiful metal screen into landscape architect Jeffrey Gordon Smith’s award-winning installation, Pi r Squared, for the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, I definitely felt this designer’s invitation to Get Read More…

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