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

March 7, 2014

pull-tab-design-rooftop-gardenNew 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…

Can Plants Make You Happier and Richer?

October 28, 2013

Grow Light Combination Planter Pendant Lamp
LED GrowLight Pendant Lamp, $1250 via Lightopia.

Need a mood and financial boost? There’s an app for that. Or a plant. While browsing today through Frank Mertens’s site Expression That Inspires, I stumbled upon Nursery & Garden Industry Australia’s unusual … Read More…

3D-Printed Modular Mini Planter System is Drip Irrigation For Other Plants

August 6, 2013

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Aqueduct is a 3D-printed modular mini planter system that you can set up in numerous easy-to-assemble configurations a bit like the old Tinker Toy.

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The system shares and transfers water via little connections from the top planter to the lower … Read More…

The Creative Mind Behind Opus Hanging Gardens

July 27, 2013

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The word “Opus” refers to creation or works of art, an encompassing, open-to-interpretation definition that suited what Marissa Pretorius hoped to do with her life.

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“I did not want to be bound by the name, but rather have a creative … Read More…

Outdoor Rooms and Veggie Gardens Hawaiian Style

March 5, 2012

With its Hawaiian theme, this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show did succeed in transporting me, if not to paradise, at least into my imagination for a few hours of fantasy. It did immersed me, perhaps a bit Disney-style, into the sights, … Read More…

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