Rendezvous in Green: Botanical Tiled Vertical Garden

February 19, 2014

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Add this botanical tiled vertical garden space to the list of wonderful places to sneak off to for an afternoon rendezvous. I think a comfy mattress on the interior platform would be just the place for a nap en plein Read More…

The Creative Mind Behind Opus Hanging Gardens

July 27, 2013

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The word “Opus” refers to creation or works of art, an encompassing, open-to-interpretation definition that suited what Marissa Pretorius hoped to do with her life.

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“I did not want to be bound by the name, but rather have a creative … Read More…

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

Is This Feline Kennel and Planter the Cat’s Meow?

November 21, 2012


Pet abodes can take up precious space in small homes. So if you could house your cat (or small dog) and your plants at the same time in a single stylish combination kennel, container garden, and herb garden Read More…

Reclaimed Walnut Table Grows Plants

January 21, 2011

Here’s when the thing that falls between the cracks is a good thing. As part of her application to grad school in architecture, Brooklyn designer, Emily Wettstein, dreamed up these gorgeous tables then crafted them from reclaimed walnut and Read More…

Valentine’s Day: Love Me Tender, Love Me Green

February 10, 2010


No, they are not edible, they are plantable!

Seeking an alternative to the flowers, boxes of chocolates, and other symbols of love and affection traditionally offered on Valentine’s Day? How about these Garden Bon Bons?  For novice and expert gardener alike, … Read More…

This Green Kitchen Has Room to Grow

September 10, 2009

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If you can handle worms in your kitchen, then Studio Gorm’s Flow Kitchen might appeal to you. It’s a living kitchen where nature and technology are integrated in a symbiotic relationship, processes flow into one another in a natural cycle, … Read More…

Newspapers Going to Pot? Recycle Yours Into These Great Garden Containers

June 11, 2009

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Read, recycle, and replant. Here’s a step-by-step guide to making your own garden containers from discarded newspapers.

Making pots for seedlings is a great way to recycle newspaper and save money gardening.
These recycled newspaper pots are relatively easy to make and … Read More…

Keep Fifty Percent of the Pot: Earth-Friendly Fundraising

June 1, 2009

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Plant this idea with your school or organization of choice: keep 50% of the pot and see your campaign grow as your donors watch their purchased bulbs and plants bloom.  Flower Power Fundraising (1-800-223-8831) provides full-color brochures featuring detailed information … Read More…

How to Grow Canned Vegetables

April 23, 2009

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Here’s a little garden idea, an idea for a little garden, an idea for little gardeners, or an idea for someone who knows little about gardening.

It’s simple:
1. Open the can.
2. Pour a glass of water into the … Read More…

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