These Low-Tech Egyptian Artisan Clay Pots Water Your Plants for a Month

July 24, 2017

This low tech watering system will keep your houseplants and garden irrigated for a month. Get outta town!

 

 

Handmade by local Egyptian artisans, the system consists of a set of six clay pots whose unglazed bases let water … Read More...

“Vegitecture” Project Brings Vertical Farming to Paris Suburb

July 5, 2017

In the Parisian suburb of Romainville, a vertical farming project will transform the concept of urban agriculture in a “vegitecture” complex whose small production loop will enable residents to buy produce directly from their local urban farm.

In a … Read More...

Conversations On a Small Island to Accelerate Positive Change on the Planet

March 26, 2016

Turtle-Island-Solar-Panels-urbangardensweb Turtle Island’s solar farm and five-acre organic garden.

Monica Laurence exudes positive energy and is resolute in her mission to drive conversation toward creating positive change for the planet.

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The creator behind Turtle Talks, a web series project … Read More...

A Vertical Succulent Garden With Integrated Outdoor Shower

December 1, 2013

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Well known for Phytokinetic, the über cool green roof system he designed for city buses, Spanish landscape designer and friend Marc Grañèn also creates beautiful and functional botanical works of art.

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When I visited Spain last summer, Marc shared with … Read More...

A Farm Dinner at Hancock Shaker Village

September 17, 2013

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As a crisp autumn-like afternoon last week turned settled into a cool evening, three friends and I dined with about 150 others at a long communal table on the farm at Hancock Shaker Village  in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, about 3 hours … Read More...

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