Click n’ Grow Unveils Web-Based Smart Farm Project

October 8, 2013


Click n’ Grow, the smart planter we’ve featured before, just got smarter.

The micro-farming system already had electronic sensors operated with software to measure the plant’s needs and release precise amounts of fertilizer, air and water. But now they’ve got … Read More...

A Connecticut Couple’s Pastoral Rental Home and Farm

October 1, 2013


The first time my friend Leigh Scott and her partner Paul Hallgren drove up the driveway of their current Stamford, Connecticut rental property, they felt immediately at home.


When they met 3 1/2 years ago, Leigh and Paul discovered that … Read More...

Urbanature Garden Planter Unfolds Like Scissors

September 27, 2013


Urbanature’s folding garden planter and stand takes urban gardening to new heights. I’m always on the hunt for small space garden products that an urban gardener can easily store out of place when not in use, then unfolds to fit … Read More...

Fun DIY Raised Bed Gardens From Interlocking Blocks

September 15, 2013


Here’s how to create an urban garden in a snap. A couple of friends, a designer and two “produce evangelists” from Portland, Oregon (where else, right?) have joined forces to develop a Lego-like modular system for making easy-to-assemble raised bedsRead More...

Végétagère Modular Container Gardening System by Frédéric Malphettes

September 14, 2013


Végétagère, a hybrid plant trellis shelving system composed of modular wood shelves with openings to accept stackable vegetable fiber pots, debuted at last spring’s Jardins Jardin, the edgy urban garden design show in Paris’s Tuilleries Gardens.


Parisian designer Frédéric Malphettes

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