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…

Thinking Outside the Window Box: Urban Garden System Suspends From Windowsill

March 31, 2012







When space is at a premium, necessity becomes the mother of invention: this hanging urban garden uses the air space outside a window. For urban gardeners and farmers without land, terraces, or balconies, Paris-based design/architecture firm Barreau&Charbonnet reinterprets the hanging Read More…

Williams-Sonoma Introduces Seed-to-Table Collection

March 28, 2012







It’s no surprise that Williams-Sonoma, one of the country’s foremost retailers of cooking equipment, would now venture outside the kitchen into the garden. With the launch on April 5 of their new seed-to-table concept, Agrarian, the brand will become … Read More…

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