Sea Levels and Climate Change Awareness On the Rise?

June 6, 2017

Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

“Climate change arguably represents the greatest threat of this generation. Fortunately, it also represents a tremendous opportunity.” commented L. Rafael Reif, President of MIT, in response to the US withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord.Read More...

A Los Angeles Landscape Designer’s Moroccan Style Urban Garden

May 9, 2017

Entering the central courtyard of Casa Nancina, garden designer Nancy Goslee Power’s Santa Monica, California urban garden, I was instantly transported away from city traffic, noise and congestion into a bucolic and dreamy space inspired by Power’s travels to Brazil Read More...

20 Smart and Stylish Tabletop Gardens

April 4, 2017

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This curated selection of planters for the desktop, tabletop, or kitchen counter includes some that are so smart they practically take care of themselves. Others I have selected just for their good looks and because they’d make great design focal Read More...

Food Producing Architecture: An Open Source Flat-Pack Urban Farm

April 2, 2017

growroom_large-biosphere Photo by Rasmus Hjortshøj

Facing the challenges of producing food within the urban environment’s limited footprint, the IKEA innovation lab developed the Growroom, a DIY open source spherical urban farm one can build with a rubber hammer, 17 sheets of Read More...

Small Space Smart Combo Aquaponic, Hydroponic, Aeroponic Indoor Garden

April 1, 2017

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The Lyfbox Ecosystem is an app-connected indoor smart garden that combines the best of aquaponic, hydroponic, and aeroponic growing systems to enable the food consumer to become a food producer.

Perfect for urban dwellers without much space or free time … Read More...

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