Biodegradable Utensils: Sustainably Grown Carrot Spoons, Celery Forks, and Leek Knives

January 21, 2014



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Photo from The Method Case

You may not get your kids to eat their veggies, but you may get them to eat with their veggies. No, the knives above are not edible. They are part of a collection of biodegradable Read More…

Best of 2013: Urban Gardens Top 10 Favorite Posts

December 29, 2013



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Urban Gardens readers and followers have spoken.  In 2013, vertical gardens continued to reign in popularity, as did outdoor and indoor edible gardens, some of which were climbing the walls.

You loved concrete as much as I did, and the … Read More…

Sculpiture: Brooklyn Made Sustainable Design Blends Art, Architecture, Furniture, and Sculpture

December 23, 2013



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When I met Ashira Israel exhibiting her Micro-Orb collection of concrete vessels at Wanted Design, I knew I’d spotted an artist on the cutting edge of Brooklyn made sustainable design.

Israel is the owner and lead designer/fabricator for the industrial design/build company, … Read More…

How Doing the Hula Makes Plants Happy and Healthy

December 19, 2013



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If you’ve ever wanted your container gardening efforts to be less about labor, more about love, here’s your chance.

The new space-saving Hula Perfect Planter folds flat for storage, but in addition to saving valuable space, it saves you time … Read More…

Holiday Pop-Up Shop in Milan Features Emerging Designers From SaloneSatellite

December 11, 2013



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I’m not in Milan right now, but if I were I’d be heading to Design Supermarket. It’s an über cool holiday pop-up shop featuring the works of eleven emerging designers who exhibited their work at SaloneSatellite 2013, part of the Salone Read More…

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