5 Acts of Guerrilla Gardening to Inspire Your Inner Urban Guerrilla Gardener

November 9, 2013

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Punched in Manchester.

Guerrilla gardeners around the world are planting political statements or small urban street art exhibitions, and some are just in it to encourage guerrilla gardening everywhere:

1. Guerrilla Gardener Plants Human Rights Statements
Driven by a … Read More…

Can Plants Make You Happier and Richer?

October 28, 2013



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LED GrowLight Pendant Lamp, $1250 via Lightopia.

Need a mood and financial boost? There’s an app for that. Or a plant. While browsing today through Frank Mertens’s site Expression That Inspires, I stumbled upon Nursery & Garden Industry Australia’s unusual … Read More…

Travels to New York City Via Instagram

October 21, 2013



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It may be my backyard, but whenever I’m in New York City I like to view it as though I’m visiting it for the first time. Join me on a visual and virtual journey to one of my favorite cities. … Read More…

Outdoor Grass Rooms Transform Historic Gdansk Public Square Into Interactive Urban Park

October 16, 2013



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When the city of  Gdansk, Poland removed parking from its historic Targ Weglowy Square, the absence of cars presented a new urban planning and design opportunity that could simultaneously test public interaction within the square.



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From August 26 to September … Read More…

How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013



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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked Read More…

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