Final Phase of High Line at Rail Yards Features Lush Sheltered Outdoor Room

November 13, 2013

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New York City’s High Line park has just announced plans for the addition of The Spur, the bowl-shaped gateway to the park’s third and final phase, the High Line at the Rail Yards.

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Accessed through a circular structure lined with … Read More…

Artists Upcycle Trash Into Treasures For Gardens and Balconies

November 11, 2013

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As a lover of sustainable design, gardening, and environmentally friendly practices, I was excited when Nathan Devine reached out to me about Retrash, his community project dedicated to reducing landfill by recycling, repurposing, and upcycling trash into useful and decorative … Read More…

Click n’ Grow Unveils Web-Based Smart Farm Project

October 8, 2013

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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 you … Read More…

Floating Gardens, Giant Chalkboards, and Climbing Walls on Banks of Seine in Paris

August 12, 2013

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Photo: Mairie de Paris.

Paris is transforming an utterly urban area along the River Seine to a cleaner, greener space. A new Left Bank promenade called the Berges de Seine (Banks of the Seine) was unveiled last month, and is quickly … Read More…

Global Garden, Global Kitchen Crowdfunding to Grow Food and Community Pride

August 5, 2013

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Tottenham, a multi-cultural community of north London, will soon experience a growth spurt when it becomes home to the Global Garden, Global Kitchen, a community food hub where produce will be grown, prepared and distributed to locals by bicycle.Read More…

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