How to Grow a Book Into a Tree

July 6, 2015

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Even a single child can contribute to saving the planet. After reading a book from the Tree Book Tree program, a child can plant it and watch it to grow into a tree.

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It’s a wonderful way to teach … Read More...

NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day

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New York City is famous for its skyline, not so much for its treeline. The city has some great parks, but for 8.4 million people, it could still use more. One solution: go underground. That’s where you’ll find the Lowline, Read More...

A Living Staircase as Floating Indoor Garden

June 26, 2015

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Rising 41 feet up and four floors high, designer Paul Cocksedge’s Living Staircase floats within the space like a soaring indoor garden.

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The steel and American white oak spiral staircase forms the internal nucleus of London’s Ampersand building in the … Read More...

Artist’s Luxury Digs For Fish and Birds

June 25, 2015

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There are more practical and less costly designs for fish tanks and bird cages, but these luxury digs offer the fish a bird’s-eye view of the world outside, and their bird neighbors a view through the fish-eye lens of the Read More...

A Grown-Up Smart Countertop Herb Garden

June 3, 2015

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tugger-instagram-smalliepillar-click-and-grow Tugger likes lemon balm. See more of this pooch via smalliepillar on Instagram.

Tugger the adorable pooch, above, is totally into the lemon balm growing in his owner’s kitchen. Want to grow your own herbs on your countertop with something Read More...

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