My Visit to Hudson Valley’s Farm at Stone Barns

August 9, 2013


Though I have been there several times, it’s a new experience each time I visit Stone Barns, a year-round working farm, living classroom, and laboratory set on a six acre parcel of the former Rockefeller estate, 80 acres in Pocantico Read More...

Birdhouse Is a Place For a Bird to Hang Its Hat


Hat’s off to Two’s Company for their Winston Boater Hat birdhouse. I was so tickled by this bird abode, I had a bee in my bonnet waiting to post this–just simply could not keep it under my hat. No worries, … Read More...

Global Garden, Global Kitchen Crowdfunding to Grow Food and Community Pride

August 5, 2013


Tottenham, a multi-cultural community of north London, will soon experience a growth spurt when it becomes home to the Global Garden, Global Kitchen, a community food hub where produce will be grown, prepared and distributed to locals by Read More...

PhytoKinetic: Lightweight Green Roof System For City Buses and Vehicles

July 24, 2013



For Barcelona area landscape designer Marc Grañén, the test of his concept was the reaction from his young children. When he told his kids, ages 6 and 9, about his lightweight green roof system for city buses, the boys began … Read More...

Travel: Private “Vegitecture” Tour of Jardí Tarradellas, Barcelona’s Tallest Residential Vertical Garden

July 14, 2013


These days we find gardens in unconventional places, from highway median dividers to old parking lots. The City of Barcelona has elevated growing plants in unlikely places to an art form, transforming newly exposed party walls into lush vertical gardens, … Read More...

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