A Grown-Up Smart Countertop Herb Garden

June 3, 2015


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...

13 Mobile Gardens To Move You

May 1, 2015


We’re back with the second part of our roundup of itinerant and otherwise roaming, traveling, and always portable mobile gardens. Take a peek before they pass you by:

1. Get Rolling With This DIY Mobile Vegetable Garden


The only  available …

10 Mobile Gardens to Grow On the Go

April 27, 2015

tricycle-house-and-tricycle-garden1 While not exactly nomadic, urban dwellers are known to be constantly on the go. It’s no surprise then that many urban gardens are designed to follow suit. With the roots to grow and the wings to fly, mobile gardens are … Read More...

Teaching Kids Through Play About “Urban Survival”

April 21, 2015


Tasked with designing an educational kit to convey “the contributing factors of urban poverty,” designer Ryan Romanes dreamed up the Urban Survival Pack.



To be used in the classroom, the package’s playful shape and tactility is intended to engage children … Read More...

Fiskars Announces Project Orange Thumb Community Garden Grant Recipients

March 2, 2015


Now in its 13th year, Fiskars Project Orange Thumb® awards cash and garden tools to community groups across North America and Canada. I was honored to accept their invitation to be on their editorial board where I helped select Read More...

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