Duplex Housing for Winged Urbanites

September 9, 2009

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Birdtreehut from, Maandag meubels, offers a birdhouse in a tree sans tree.  It’s a kind of duplex for the birds, a comfortable home for breading and  feeding in a garden, on a balcony or terrace.  The habitat is made … Read More…

Urban Gardens Aboard a Floating Habitat and Gallery

July 3, 2009

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The Waterpod, a floating eco-habitat and interactive exhibition gallery, will study self-sufficient, water-based living while demonstrating future pathways for nomadic, mobile shelters and water-based communities, both docked and roaming.  For the next five months, four artists will rotate living on Read More…

Guide to the Best Green and Garden iPhone Apps

June 29, 2009

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Photo courtesy of  Ohanaware.

iPhone apps are sprouting up like…weeds. Here’s a helpful guide to some of the best apps out there. In an earlier post, I wrote about iPhorest, the app that allows you to plant a real … Read More…

Hope for the Horticulturally-Challenged

June 8, 2009

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Many of you out there, if you’ve not yet done so, yearn to grow something in your limited spaces.  The challenge develops when, in addition to limited space, you also have limited resources, and for some hopeful gardeners, perceived limited … Read More…

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift: What About Planting a Tree in Mom’s Honor?

May 10, 2009

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Why not celebrate mom by giving her a living gift?  Several organizations offer the opportunity to plant a tree in honor of mom:

Arbor Day Foundation
Plant a Tree USA
TreeBranch
Be Green Now
Tree Givers
Rain Forest Forever
Your Read More…

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