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: Read More…

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 Los Angeles shops, Potted.


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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 … Read More…

Indoor Hydroponic Vertical Garden Screen

May 16, 2012

Inspired by the Windowfarms in her former office, Brooklyn designer Danielle Trofe attended an urban farming conference which set her in motion to design her own self-sustaining vertical garden system, Live Screen.

Hydroponic Technology for Small Spaces
Live Screen utilizes hydroponic Read More…

Colorful Self-Watering Vertical Garden Walls

April 28, 2012

When I spotted these colorful modular vertical planter systems at the Independent Garden Centers show, they reminded me of Uten.Silo, the classic 1969 wall storage containers designed for Vitra by Dorothee Becker. Their design cousin, Bellavaz, are modular self-watering planters … Read More…

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