Bioclimatic Garden Building Promotes Biodiversity

August 22, 2015

husos-hostandnectar-garden-building_urbangardensweb Photo: © Javier García

Part of a plan to promote biodiversity and protect the surrounding environment in the South American city of Cali. Colombia, the multi-use Host and Nectar Garden Building also seeks to establish a network of gardeners Read More...

Rooftop Airplant Vertical Garden Hides Solar Panels

August 7, 2015


When the homeowners added solar panels to the roof of their spectacular Ray Kappe designed house in Los Angeles’s Rustic Canyon, they wanted to screen the panels with a design that celebrated their passion for airplants without sacrificing their view Read More...

How to Grow a Book Into a Tree

July 6, 2015


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.


It’s a wonderful way to teach …

NYC’s Lowline Underground Park To See Light of Day


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...

Solar Energy From the Palm of Your Hand

June 24, 2015


Here’s a small bit of action you can take toward using more sustainable and renewable energy: the Little Sun solar LED light harnesses the power of the sun right in the palm of your hand. Let there be sustainable light Read More...

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