Self-Watering Modular and Magnetic “Connect a Pot” Planters

August 19, 2015

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For those of us who have downsized to smaller digs where space is at a premium, there’s a new self-watering modular pot system for growing plants, herbs and flowers indoors in compact areas.

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Connect a Pot fits well into the … Read More...

Designer Farrah Sit’s Hanging Gardens

June 28, 2015

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Remember those Isosceles and Scalene triangles you learned about in school? Brooklyn designer Farrah Sit would make Euclid proud. She creates objects, like her Tetra, Graphite, and Ballast planters using these geometric shapes. 

FarrahSit-NicoleFranzen_614 Ballast collection of matte stoneware planters.

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Hanging Ceramic Pots Inspired by Mexican Jicama Plant

April 3, 2015

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Crece Jicama is a collection of hanging ceramic pots inspired by the shape and texture of Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus), a native Mexican climbing vine and root vegetable popular in Mexican cuisine. 

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The handcrafted pots hang from long rust-hued leather straps, … Read More...

Reclaimed Boat Sails Upcycled as Portable Planters

December 14, 2014

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In the hands of Parsons School of Design grads, Miriam Josi and Stella Lee Prowse, a local sail maker’s post-production sailcloth waste and scrap boat covers have been reborn as planters. Not just planters, but portable flat-folding, space-saving babes that Read More...

Five Urban Gardens Fresh Ideas: What’s Been Growing, Glowing, Sowing, and Flowing

March 7, 2014

pull-tab-design-rooftop-garden New York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design.

With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the wonderful things we’ve shared recently on Urban Gardens. Understandable. The good news is, we’ve rounded up the Read More...

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