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…

Urban Farm in a Shop

June 22, 2011


Launched in March, FARM:shop hopes to bring the countryside to the city. Photo: London Permaculture.

“People will think you’re crazy, then they’ll love it” commented Jamie Oliver on a recent visit to the FARM:shop, a once derelict London shop transformed into Read More…

Garden Voyeur Inside New York City Private Gardens

June 20, 2011


Vines climbing the trellis-clad brick wall of Greenwich Village backyard.

I got seduced four times in one day last week. The first time was in a Chinese Garden on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Then I was swept away by the … Read More…

Design Challenge: Ten Urban Balcony Garden Ideas

June 7, 2011


Grass Mosaic

Garden Unique, a new premium outdoor section of spoga+gafa opening in September in Cologne, Germany, is sponsoring Garden Goes Balcony, a design contest inviting new or established designers to submit fresh ideas for creative balcony spaces. The focus … Read More…

Melbourne Rooftop Garden Offers Urban Oasis

May 31, 2011

The rooftop garden of the Boldiston apartment in Melbourne, Australia, is an urban oasis filled with the homeowners’s collective finds, including an outdoor lamp sourced from Stockroom in Kyneton, “a birthday present from my lovely wife,”says Mark Boldiston.

The three … Read More…

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