Modular Vertical Garden System For Balconies Leans, Stands, and Hangs

October 8, 2013

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Pflix is like a vertical garden doing yoga. Designer Christian Heufelder’s modular planting system has the kind of flexibility that I want after an hour of stretching.

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Adaptive to even the most space deprived conditions, the system strikes a number … Read More…

Hang Out on the Balcony With Combo Planter and Table

September 1, 2013

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Hanging out on the balcony just got easier, more stylish, and infinitely more fun with BalKonzept, a sleek space-saving combination planter and table that fits perfectly over the balcony railing.

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Reserve limited floor space for seating, as the multi-tasking BalKonzept … Read More…

Growing Up: A Guide to Great Gardens in Small Spaces

March 5, 2013

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Living in the middle of a bustling city doesn’t have to mean you can’t create a gorgeous garden space, no matter how tiny your outdoor area may be.

As long as you have a spot with a little … Read More…

How to Grow an Energy-Saving Living Curtain

January 24, 2013

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Green curtains outside the Arakawa City Hall in Tokyo, Japan.Photo, Bloomberg.

Anticipating rising energy costs after Japan’s nuclear disaster, and inspired by the green curtains on the facades of many municipal and commercial buildings, many Tokyo residents have created DIY living curtains of Read More…

H2O My Goodness! Beautiful Designs for Outdoor Spaces

February 6, 2012

Oh how I love the work of H2O Designsa Melbourne company that specializes in the custom design and production of dynamically designed water features, planter boxes, and outdoor seating for rooftop gardens, balconies, and courtyards.


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Design Challenge: Ten Urban Balcony Garden Ideas

June 7, 2011


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Garden Unique, a new premium outdoor section of spoga+gafa opening in September in Cologne, Germany, is sponsoring Garden Goes Balcony, a design contest inviting new or established designers to submit fresh ideas for creative balcony spaces. The focus … Read More…

Over Railing Planter and Table for Small Balconies

February 21, 2011

Rephorm, one of my new favorite design houses whose Plantenna vertical garden for birds I recently covered, has a new over-the-balcony table with an integrated planter that functions well for small spaces where there might not be enough room for both.Read More…

Folding Portable Greenhouse for Small Urban Spaces

January 17, 2011

Perfect for small urban spaces like terraces, patios, rooftops, and balconies, designer Daniel Schipper’s folding greenhouse is light-weight, flexible, and modular.

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The design also puts the green in greenhouse as it’s crafted entirely from recycled plastics.… Read More…

Slip Something Over on Your Balcony

January 3, 2010

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This clever container system by az&mut is named  the Pot Cavalier or Cavalier Pot, not because it’s arrogant, offhand, or unceremonious, but because it’s mounted over your balcony railing much like soldiers mounted their horses and is derived from the same Read More…

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