Celebrate Your Poor Soil With a Mediterranean Herb Garden

May 23, 2014



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Mediterranean herbs growing among annual Salvias and Marigolds. Photo by Nicole Brait.

If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden.

Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient poor soils, … Read More…

The Year’s 20 Best: Urban Gardens 2012 Roundup!

December 31, 2012



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As we round the corner from 2012 to 2013, I want to stop and thank all my readers, subscribers, and social media followers for visiting Urban Gardens since it’s launch in 2009, and for supporting my vision for blending together Read More…

Five Easy Steps for Creating an Indoor/Outdoor Vertical Garden or Green Wall

November 29, 2011













You don’t have to be Patrick Blanc to create your own vertical garden. In even the smallest spaces, you can plant up instead of out with modular pocket planters like those from Woolly Pockets. Design your own green living wall Read More…

Growing Sustainable Food and Youth Leaders in Boston

May 6, 2009


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Rutabega, carrots, and lettuce are sprouting from the freshly tilled soil of several urban lots in Boston.¬†¬†Since 1991, the goal of the Food Project has been to build a national model of engaging young people in personal and social … Read More…

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