Compostable Couture: Garments And Accessories Made With Living Plants, Flowers, and Seeds

August 5, 2018

Photo:Paolo Crocenzi

Gardening and fashion have been linked for ages. Throughout history people have sown the seeds of plants to fabricate textiles for clothing.

Photo via Wedding Chicks.

Confederate soldiers were called “butternuts” because the color of their gray … Read More...

From Cargo Beds to Flower Beds: Japanese Pop-Up Gardens Keep on Truckin’

July 25, 2018

Gardens on four wheels? Some mobile gardens are on casters for portability and to chase the sun, others are traveling green roofs on the tops of busses and vans, and still others sprout in the backs of trucks.

Every year … Read More...

The Storied History and Enduring Life of Terra Cotta

February 26, 2018

 Contemporary terra cotta pot from Eye of the Day Garden Center.


You’ve likely strolled through garden centers stocked with hundreds of ubiquitous terra cotta nursery flower pots in the usual shapes and sizes. 
But did you know that this simple Read More...

20 Best Urban Gardens Stories of 2015

December 22, 2015

PicMonkey Collage

Have we told you lately that we love you? Well we do. And here’s what you loved in 2015.

Your favorite stories of the year included plants growing up walls and on countertops. You loved hydroponic and aquaponic gardens and, Read More...

Voltasol Sun Chasing Planters

August 2, 2015

 

voltasol sun chasing planters

How cool would it be if your potted plants could chase the sun all by themselves? Welcome Voltasol, a flowerpot that turns on the axis of its semi-conical base to follow the trajectory of the sun and attract more Read More...

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