How to Grow a Book Into a Tree

July 6, 2015


Even a single child can contribute to saving the planet. After reading a book from the Tree Book Tree program, a child can plant it and watch it to grow into a tree.


It’s a wonderful way to teach … Read More…

America Goes to Frankfurt: Ambiente 2015

February 2, 2015


The United States will soon be exporting a bit of America to Frankfurt, Germany where it is this year’s partner country at Ambiente, one of the world’s most important design trade shows.


American designer Scott Henderson’s Bud Vase for Read More…

Five Urban Gardens Fresh Ideas: What’s Been Growing, Glowing, Sowing, and Flowing

March 7, 2014


New York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design.

With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the wonderful things we’ve shared recently on Urban Gardens. Understandable. The good news is, we’ve rounded up the Read More…

Grow With the Glow: Mush-Lume Compostable Lamp Shade Grown From Mushrooms

February 18, 2014


There is a creative fungus among us. Danielle Trofe, the creative mind behind LiveScreen, the indoor hydroponic vertical garden, just let me know about her newest creation: Mush-Lume, a compostable lamp shade grown from mushrooms–not manufactured, but grown of Read More…

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…

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