The Planters of St. Petersburg’s Naturalist Designers

February 26, 2016

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Naturalist designers in St. Petersburg, Russia are creating innovative planters, vases, vessels and other objects for plants. They’ve got planters that hang and climb walls, vases with their own shelves, geometric multi-pot units, and even planters inspired by Sputnik.

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Mobile Garden “Thrones” Reign in Paris

March 27, 2015

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Perched atop rolling mobile gardens adorned with plants, insect hotels, branches, shells and more, a group of spirited young women and girls–Princesses of the Earth and Climate–paraded recently down Paris’s rue du Chemin Vert (which happens to translate Read More...

Hydroponic Vertical Gardens and Heliostats Flourish on Sustainable Skyscraper

November 19, 2014

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When iconic French architect Jean Nouvel and his botanist and landscape “artist” colleague and friend Patrick Blanc collaborate, you can expect a novel and cutting edge statement combining the best of their respective talents with the latest in green technologies, Read More...

Back to Basics: Chic Multitasking Easy-to-Assemble Plant-Loving Furniture

November 4, 2014

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Having recently downsized from a 3800 sq. foot house to a 680 sq. foot apartment, I am now the poster girl for small space living. As I optimize every square inch in my new place, double or even Read More...

Climbing Up: 10 Innovative Vertical Garden Ideas

September 18, 2014

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I often think of vertical gardens as the utilitarian cousin of the decorative container garden. You’d love a vegetable garden, but your studio apartment in the city didn’t come with an acre of land. Enter the vertical garden. Focusing only Read More...

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