Reap What You Sow With AKER Urban Farming Kits

April 15, 2015



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You can picture it right? Starting your day by collecting a bounty of fresh eggs, herbs and other edibles, popping over to check on your buzzing bee hive, and then heading out to enjoy your day in the city with Read More…

Five Easy Steps For Creating a Garden Border:
No Experience Necessary

May 20, 2013



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I just found out about Garden on a Roll, a mail-order DIY garden border kit available in the UK that offers a choice of ten ornamental styles, including one shady and one “low maintenance,”and one edible border kit.



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With non-gardeners … Read More…

Mini Indoor Allotment Gardens

May 18, 2013



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Joining a community garden project or tending an allotment is a great way to get your garden fix if you don’t have your own plot of land or outdoor space.



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To get yourself in the mood for participating in a … Read More…

Easy Heirloom Seed Kit to Inspire Green Thumbs

July 31, 2012







As any budding gardener knows, it’s nice to start simple with something that offers a good chance of success. That’s why I love this sweet heirloom seed kit from Sarah Rainwater Design. It’s beautifully designed and packaged in a … Read More…

Urban Gardens 2011 Eco-Awesome Holiday Gift List

December 6, 2011







I’m so excited to share these hand picked eco-friendly and well designed goodies from my holiday wish list! I’ve selected mostly experiential giftscreative things that your friends and family can do with their own hands. How about … Read More…

Holistic and Social Container Gardening Kit

October 12, 2011







8 is a holistic container gardening kit that, in the designer’s words, “unites the social elements of food, ethical and moral issues about food production, and contemporary technology.” I love the classic, handmade quality of Derksen’s design. In this digital … Read More…

Out of the Box Garden Thinking

July 29, 2011







It may look like a pizza box, but inside is not a pie but rather all one needs to grow what could become the pizza’s veggie toppings, and more. ALLOTINABOX™ is a super cool GYO kit complete with information to … Read More…

A Carton of Gardens for Urban Patios Everywhere

May 10, 2010







So you want to grow your own veggies but don’t have a garden, no problem! Garden in the Koop’s Patio Garden brings the garden to you in an egg carton filled with something for your patio, your deck or even … Read More…

Great Last Minute Urban Gardener’s Holiday Gifts

December 18, 2009



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It’s the Holidaze, and you may have waited till the bitter end as I have. For your garden and green-loving friends and family who may be short on space, here are some cool last minute gifts that I love either Read More…

Instant Garden Anywhere: Just Add Water

November 23, 2009


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Eleanor’s Garden, inspired by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt’s 1943 White House Victory Garden, is a complete, compact, portable garden in a kit delivered to your door. Set up and planted in less than an hour, the kit contains … Read More…

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