Birdhouse Is a Place For a Bird to Hang Its Hat

August 9, 2013

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Travel: Gardens Highlight of South African Farm Hotel

June 27, 2013

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Imagine a self-sustained utopia laden with delicious food and drink, set amidst sandstone mountains and lush winelands. In South Africa, within an hour from the Cape Town International Airport, this utopia exists.

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Babylonstoren is an historic Cape Dutch farm built … Read More...

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