My Green Creative Evening at Esty Labs

April 14, 2012

I would make any excuse to go to Brooklyn these days, a hub of creativity, urban farms, and great food. So I jumped at the chance to attend the recent Etsy Labs event, Hands-On: Dirt.

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NYC’s Alphabet City Neighborhood Botanical Garden

December 7, 2011

On a stroll through New York City’s Alphabet City recently, I discovered some wonderful obscure gardens–that is, I almost walked by before noticing them. Coined Alphabet City because it encompasses the areas between Avenues A through D, the neighborhood … Read More…

New York City Public School’s Rooftop Hydroponic Garden and Urban Farm Classroom

November 16, 2011

The Greenhouse on the roof of Public School 333 in Manhattan. Photo: Ari Burling

A 1400-square foot smart and sustainable hydroponic urban farm sits on the third floor rooftop of a New York City public school. It’s home to The … Read More…

Out of the Box Garden Thinking

July 29, 2011

It may look like a pizza box, but inside is not a pie but rather all one needs to grow what could become the pizza’s veggie toppings, and more. ALLOTINABOX™ is a super cool GYO kit complete with information to … Read More…

High Five! From Cannabis to Compost

July 5, 2011

Don’t these flowers look happy? High quality garden compost can come from the strangest of sources…my friend in the UK shared this with me and I had to pass it along to you:

“A friend of mine does maintenance work … Read More…

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