Touring Los Angeles Modern Homes and Gardens

July 7, 2011

Passing a yin-yang floor mosaic that leads to the front door. Photo: Robin Horton.

On a warm Saturday at the end of June, armed with a GPS, I navigated around the labyrinth of Los Angeles freeways and surface streets for Read More...

Eco-Chic Pet Houses Offer Creature Comforts

April 30, 2011

Matthew Coates designed this green roof dog house from reclaimed materials. Via Kitsap Sun.

I’ve stumbled across some purr-fect eco-chic cat and dog houses that will make tails wag and…well, you get it. And let’s not forget the birds and Read More...

More Urban Garden Ideas From the Golden State

March 29, 2011

As I peered through the cut out of a beautiful metal screen into landscape architect Jeffrey Gordon Smith’s award-winning installation, Pi r Squared, for the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, I definitely felt this designer’s invitation to Get Read More...

Philadelphia Flower Show Draws Some Ooh La La!

March 13, 2011

A planted car in The Auto Salvage Garden, created by Delaware Valley College.

With Edith Piaf ‘s La Vie en Rose in the air, it was Springtime in Paris this year at the Philadelphia International Flower Show, the world’s Read More...

Gardens Flourish on Top of City Busses

February 1, 2011


Bus Roots is a living garden planted on the roofs of city buses. It’s an effort that rose out of New York City designer Marco Antonio Castro Cosio’s graduate thesis at New York University. The project aims to … Read More...

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