Online Landscaping and Garden Design Resource for Homeowners, Designers, Architects & Contractors

September 5, 2011














Landscaping Network interviewed Chris Meyers of Just Terraces about designing rooftop gardens.

For homeowners, Landscaping Network provides the resources for educating themselves in advance of working with a landscape or garden professional of their choice. “Armed with the knowledge … Read More…

Garden Voyeur Inside New York City Private Gardens

June 20, 2011








Vines climbing the trellis-clad brick wall of Greenwich Village backyard.

I got seduced four times in one day last week. The first time was in a Chinese Garden on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Then I was swept away by the … Read More…

The Design Therapist Is Here to Help

June 15, 2011








Apartment Therapy’s Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan speaking at ABC Home in New York City.

“Home is a path, not a place” was the mantra at Apartment Therapy’s recent Design Evening in New York. “Home is something you do, not something you … Read More…

Urban Gardens Launches New Column at VENÜ Magazine

June 10, 2011








Urban Gardens (yup, that’s me, Robin Plaskoff Horton) is excited to be the creator of Exterior Motivesa new bi-monthly column for VENÜ Magazine, a vibrant and colorful print publication in Connecticut and New York. VENÜ offers … Read More…

New York City Landmarks Created From Nature

January 2, 2011








Photo by Robin Plaskoff Horton

Amid the glimmer and twinkle of tiny lights, G-scale model trains chug along a half-mile of track circling 140 miniature landmark buildings constructed entirely of natural materials including, bark, twigs, seeds, fruits, nuts, vines, mosses, Read More…

The freshest innovative and eco-friendly designs, trends, and ideas for urban gardens and stylish small places.

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