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, a nod … 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 can Read More…

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

March 7, 2014



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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…

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…

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