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

August 6, 2013

aquaduct-mini-detail

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.

aquaduct-mini-evangant

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

Mad About…10 Design Objects for the Garden

July 17, 2013

lonny-outdoor-living-room
From Mad About…Outdoor Living Rooms. Photo via Lonny.

My friend, journalist Kate Watson-Smyth, launched Mad About the House about 18 months ago. An interiors and design writer for The Financial Times, Kate runs a series on her blog called 365 Read More…

Ten Futuristic Garden Tools

June 10, 2013

Bitponics_614_urbangardensweb

A slew of high-tech weapons could soon occupy home gardeners’ arsenals. From soil humidity sensors, to computer-generated growing tips, to weather detection devices, these contraptions challenge the notion that plants need a human touch.

Whether you’ve mastered indoor herbs, wrestled … Read More…

Hanging Kitchen Herb Garden Doubles as Light Fixture

June 3, 2013

klorafyll-614

Landscape designer, Thibaut Delefortrie, and product designer, Eugénie Pfeil, combined creative forces to bring the garden into the kitchen, a collaboration that resulted in Klorofyll, a suspended light fixture that doubles as a hanging kitchen garden for growing aromatic herbs.

visu-cuisine-614

Both … Read More…

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

blank-white-book

Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

this-is-eliooo-urbangardensweb

ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

Visit Robin Horton @UrbanGardens's profile on Pinterest.