Our Oceans Are a Repository of Important Raw Materials

June 10, 2017

The world’s oceans help regulate our climate but, as a result of global warming, are rising to critical levels–a serious threat to the survival of the planet. The effort to thwart climate change is essential for the preservation of the Read More...

Cool Sustainable and Stylish DIY Ideas For Outdoor Solar Lighting

June 8, 2017

Line the path to your solar lit gazebo with two rows of solar landscape lights. Via Indulgy.

Solar power is everywhere–solar-powered clothing and backpacks that charge your gadgets on the go, solar-powered camping tents, Tesla’s solar roof shingles and even Read More...

Four Practical Ideas for Greening Indoor Spaces

June 7, 2017


Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens.

In an ideal world, we’d all have a backyard garden full of our favorite plants, maybe even a stunning greenhouse bursting with year-round color and tropical foliage. But many of us lack outdoor space Read More...

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...

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