From an Insect’s-eye View: The Ceramic Gardener

April 8, 2014 by

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Frances Doherty, The Ceramic Gardener, sold her restaurant to instead feast on ceramics, something she got hooked on after evening classes. Her work comes from the flowers and plants that we see around us, even in the cracks in the Read More…

The High Line; Manhattan’s Garden Park

April 7, 2014 by

High Line CU Mixed Border Steven SeveringhausA perennial combination along the walking path of the High Line. Photo by Steven Severinghaus.

Unlike Central Park or Prospect Park, the High Line has no swaths of grass, no baseball fields, no pond. In contrast to most urban parks, … Read More…

Milan Design Week 2014 Preview: Angelo Grassi Grows Vegetables on Furniture

April 2, 2014 by

fuorisalone-gardenFuorisalone is where Angelo Grassi’s Ortofabricca will be on view.

I’m packing for my trip to Milan Design Week where I will be joining a stellar team of eleven design bloggers on the Modenus BlogTour. From Milan, I’ll report back Read More…

Japanese Commuters Tending Train Station Rooftop Gardens

March 27, 2014 by

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Oh how dreadful that morning commute can be. Even with the help of podcasts, books, game apps, 16 gigs of music– it can still be a soul draining bore. Good news! Japan may have come up with a cure to Read More…

Hydroponics, Veggies That Cut It, Fowl Play, and More

March 19, 2014 by

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And just like that… we’ve collected five blog posts full of fabulous finds, and placed them on to one tidy little post! There’s something here for everyone, even the birds. Enjoy.

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Tough Love: 9 Corten Steel Outdoor Pieces

March 16, 2014 by

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Bring your love of industry-chic to any outdoor space with the addition of Corten Steel. It looks rough and rugged and… totally fabulous. As time goes on, the weathering only adds character, making each piece unique.

Yes, the steel looks … Read More…

New Opus Garten Hängen Self-Irrigating Wall Planter

March 14, 2014 by

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When San Francisco designer/entrepreneur Michael Good’s house plants began taking over most of his apartment’s available counter space, he realized that necessity (and Good design) would be the mother of his invention.

During an unsuccessful search for a hanging planter … Read More…

Green Living Walls Line Pavilion Made From Recycled Milk Crates

March 10, 2014 by

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Think of it as a sort of inverted green roof. For their low-tech, low-impact installation, Ann Ha and Behrang Behin used recycled milk crates as a framework for growing the planted surface of Living Pavilion–a curvatious environment whose interior … Read More…

Five Urban Gardens Fresh Ideas: What’s Been Growing, Glowing, Sowing, and Flowing

March 7, 2014 by

pull-tab-design-rooftop-gardenNew York City rooftop gardens, design and photo by PullTab Design.

With your busy life, it’s highly possible you missed one of the wonderful things we’ve shared recently on Urban Gardens. Understandable. The good news is, we’ve rounded up the Read More…

Tulipomania: When Tulips Sold For The Price of a House

March 5, 2014 by

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When modern gardeners think of Holland we invariably think of tulips. The vast majority of tulip bulbs sold today come from Holland and it is hard for a gardener to think of the Dutch without images Read More…

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