Sleek Angle On a Community Garden Shed

February 7, 2014

Woodlands Community Garden Shed designed by UBC architecture students in Vancouver

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the words “garden shed,” I don’t immediately picture a gorgeous, sleek and impossibly well-designed structure.

So I thought it was pretty great that for the Woodlands Community Garden Club in Vancouver, … Read More...

Sun Shade in a Snap

January 28, 2013


Mikasi in Swahili means scissors, which is descriptive of the Mikasi Sunscreen Tent’s design. The Sunscreen tent is both a stylish teepee for the nomadic urban wanderer and a shaded temporary backyard retreat for those who choose to stick around.… Read More...

Garden Arbor, Trellis, and Vertical Planting System

June 3, 2012

I’m smitten by Parisian designer Thomas Grenier’s à Partager–a vertical planting system and arbor that integrates both potted plants and vines. Seed, sow, and shade yourself with this great multifunctional design for any size outdoor space or garden.

Its …

13 Budget-Friendly Cool Green Outdoor Accessories

March 17, 2012

What better day than St. Paddy’s Day to roll out some cool green outdoor furniture and accessories that won’t cost you a lot of green? Here are 13 fun things to usher in spring–12 and one extra for good measure:… Read More...

New Kind of Shade Garden Rolls Out

February 16, 2011

Roll out a tiny shaded garden with the Flower Power umbrella stand and planter.

It’s got wheels for easy portability: move it as the sun changes position to keep yourself shaded.

Or if you prefer, use it empty as an … Read More...

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