Urban Farm Pop-Up Shop Sprouts in Brooklyn

April 17, 2012

Brooklyn’s new urban farming  pop-up shop, Hayseed’s Big City Farm Supply, is part of the emerging trend of retailers who are going beyond merely making products available–they are creating an experience–selling a lifestyle in offering knowledge and … Read More…

New Kind of Shade Garden Rolls Out

February 16, 2011

Roll out a tiny shaded garden with the Flower Power umbrella stand and planter.

It’s got wheels for easy portability: move it as the sun changes position to keep yourself shaded.

Or if you prefer, use it empty as an … Read More…

Urban Gardens Does Dallas

October 6, 2010


I saw the writing on the wall…boy was it hot in Dallas!

Along with nearly 500 others, I weathered the scorching Dallas heat and humidity while visiting some cool gardens during this year’s Garden Writers Annual Symposium.

Before I … Read More…

Food Not Lawns Promoting Garden Exchange Model

September 9, 2009

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A grassroots group of Santa Barbara neighbors is encouraging others to grow and share their locally grown food, seeds, and ideas in an effort to promote the transformation of unused lawns and other urban land into sustainable organic micro farms.… Read More…

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