Mini Indoor Allotment Gardens

May 18, 2013


Joining a community garden project or tending an allotment is a great way to get your garden fix if you don’t have your own plot of land or outdoor space.


To get yourself in the mood for participating in a … Read More...

How to Grow an Energy-Saving Living Curtain

January 24, 2013

Green curtains outside the Arakawa City Hall in Tokyo, Japan.Photo, Bloomberg.

Anticipating rising energy costs after Japan’s nuclear disaster, and inspired by the green curtains on the facades of many municipal and commercial buildings, many Tokyo residents have created DIY Read More...

My Brooklyn’s Greener Than Your Brooklyn…

July 26, 2012

Danna Hebbard and her Lefferts Gardens neighbor have become pals since joining forces with the rest of the block to make their’s this year’s winner in The Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Greenest Block in Brooklyn contest. “It has brought the neighborhood … Read More...

DIY Window Herb Garden From IKEA Pots

April 19, 2012

I come from a healthy family tree of Midwest farmers, but by the time I inherited the family’s green thumb it was actually more like a dry shade of brown. After being uprooted last year from the never-ending greenness I … Read More...

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 ideas … Read More...

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