Four Top Garden Events For Your Bucket List

April 25, 2016 by

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chelsea-flower-show-urbangardenswebSean Murray’a garden, winner of the Great Chelsea Garden Challenge.

To immerse yourself in the gardening world and soak up inspiration, there’s nothing quite like attending an acclaimed garden show where you can take in hundreds of different designs, learn Read More...

Celebrating The Year of the Allium

April 23, 2016 by

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As 2016 is the Year of the Allium, it seemed like a good opportunity to pay tribute to this lovely genus of flowering plants. Appearing often amid the naturalistic planting schemes for which the Dutch landscape designer and father of Read More...

Futuristic Gardening

April 20, 2016 by

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Our world is skyrocketing into the future, and the gentle, traditional discipline of gardening is not exempt. Some of these advances make for easier plant growth, help nurture more exotic or difficult blooms, and invent new ways to cultivate greenery.Read More...

The Sole of Horticouture: Fashion Forward Vegetables and Flowers

April 14, 2016 by

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If you are a regular reader here, you know that I have a strong fondness for design, nature, and…shoes. Which is why I fell head over heels for French photographer Julie Lavie’s Pantoufle de Vert (French for green slipper), Read More...

Bringing the Outdoors Inside With Epoxy Floors

April 10, 2016 by

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3d-printed-epoxy-flooringphoto via LushHome

Highly durable epoxy floors with non-slip finishes are an interesting choice for outdoor areas. They are 100% weatherproof, impervious to dirt, dust, water, and resistant even to alkali, various oils, and most acids.

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10 DIY Planters to Spark Your Creativity

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Looking for a weekend DIY crafting project? Look no further. Whether outside or in your home, these DIY planters add a creative twist to gardening.

1. Birdcage Succulent Planter

Bridcage Planter

See the tutorial at Craftberry Bush.

 

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Fab Five: An Urban Gardens Roundup

April 8, 2016 by

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Just in case you missed them, here’s a roundup of our last five posts. In this Urban Gardens roundup, you’ll find super cool geometric vases and planters, important conversations about our planet’s future taking place on a small island, a Read More...

10 Geometric Vases and Planters With an Edge

April 1, 2016 by

10 Geometric Planters for the Modern Home

Geometric designs are trending and I love how these architectural vases and planters contrast beautifully with a plant or floral arrangement’s organic form. 

1. Icosahedron Concrete Planter

Icosahedron Concrete Planter

Get it at Anson Design for $10.00.

 

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Giveaway: The Small But Mighty Meyer Lemon Tree

March 29, 2016 by

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The small but mighty Meyer Lemon tree is all about versatility–it’s adaptable to many planting conditions and you can do so much with its wonderful fruit.

Due to its small stature, the Meyer Lemon tree does well outside in Read More...

Conversations On a Small Island to Accelerate Positive Change on the Planet

March 26, 2016 by

Turtle-Island-Solar-Panels-urbangardenswebTurtle Island’s solar farm and five-acre organic garden.

Monica Laurence exudes positive energy and is resolute in her mission to drive conversation toward creating positive change for the planet.

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The creator behind Turtle Talks, a web series project … Read More...

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