Mobile Plug-and-Play Solar System That’s More Like a Home Appliance

May 28, 2015


Here’s an all-in-one mobile solar power system that’s as easy to use as any simple home appliance.


In addition to its good looks, the Smartflower POP is ideal for residences where, for various reasons, the roof can’t accommodate photovoltaic panels–just


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...

Interview: Architecture Student Designs Smart Home of the Future With On-site Food Production

April 6, 2015


When judges of the House 2020 Competition challenged Ontario, Canada architecture, engineering and environmental science students to come up with an innovative idea for the house of the future, they asked the question: what does ”smart” mean now?

Competition winner, …

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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