Vertical Gardens With Supernatural Healing Powers

December 11, 2012

We’ve discussed before the benefits of plants and vertical gardens–how they can not only beautify indoor and outdoor spaces, but can help decrease energy usage by providing insulation, improve indoor air quality, even provide a place to grow Read More...

How To Make Inexpensive DIY Vertical Garden Room Divider From IKEA Plant Stands

October 5, 2012

Like many urban apartments, my daughter’s first apartment in New York City is small on space. It’s a budget “converted” one bedroom–which means there is a temporary sheet rock wall to carve another bedroom out of part of the original … Read More...

Vive La France! Urban Gardens Paris Roundup

July 14, 2012

Paris florist and garden shop. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

In honor of Bastille Day, here’s a roundup of my favorite Urban Gardens posts about Paris gardens, happenings, shops, designers and follies…

Trellised arbor on the Promenade Plantée. Photo:

Three Cool Wall Planters

July 9, 2012

City Planters, which debuted at the recent show, Dwell on Design and were named in the LA Times Top 11 of the show, are the latest in contemporary outdoor living creations from the design team at one of my favorite Read More...

Growing Spinach on a Bicycle Wheeled Vertical Garden

July 6, 2012

Here’s another cool spin on recycled bicycle wheels for the edible garden, this time upcycled into an urban hydroponic vertical garden wall.

For his Bike Rim Planter, which extends from the wall by steel supports, Brian Carter replaced … Read More...

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