Vertical Vegetable Garden Rises in Style

June 25, 2010

Vertical gardening is on the rise. French designer, Germain Bourré, has created a stunning green wall solution with his Etagères Potagères, a vegetable garden system composed of stacking coated steel shelving modules that offers great placement and design flexibility … Read More…

Dutch Artists Plant Public Mobile Vertical Gardens

June 20, 2010

A group of Dutch artists have made Amsterdam a little greener with the launch in March of the Mobile Gardens, an initiative to promote vertical gardening with citizens of Amsterdam New West.

The mobile garden project, created by artists Jair Read More…

Tiny Urban Gardens

June 8, 2010

Altoid box gardens

Good green things come in extremely small packages. Marque Cornblatt on Gomi Style, a do-it-yourself blog, posted some wonderful wee gardens planted in recycled Altoid and other tiny candy tins: “These tiny succulent cuttings and small herbs seem to be … Read More…

Get Rolling With Mobile Vegetable Garden

May 20, 2010

Spotted on Instructables, this mobile garden-on-wheels is a stylish step up from planting in a wheel barrel.

The only  available sunlight in the designer’s property was right in front of his garage door.  Necessity, being the mother of invention, … Read More…

Mother’s Day in the Urban Garden

May 8, 2010


Photo by Karan Verma

Put mom in harmony with nature this Mother’s Day by offering her some gifts and experiences that pamper, entertain, and indulge.

Pamper Her au Naturel
On the Green Spa Network you can find an environmentally friendly … Read More…

Urban Garden Furniture: Look What the Tide Washed In

March 30, 2010


Metal topped tables with driftwood feet

When I think of driftwood, I think of a hideous glass topped driftwood table that graced some of my friend’s homes where I grew up near the beach in California. This was before anyone … Read More…

Vertical Gardens Direct From Your Grocery Aisle

March 26, 2010

With 110 transparent plastic food containers filled with leaves, branches, and a lighting source, “Packaged Vertical Gardens” climb the walls in Madrid, an urban vertical garden installation as commentary on the scarcity of available public green space.

In seeking to promote … Read More…

Pothole Gardens Surface In Britain

March 24, 2010

Primroses are literally blooming on the streets of Oxford, England. “If we planted one of those in every hole, it would be like a forest in the road,” says Britain’s self-proclaimed pothole gardener, Pete Dungey. Guerrilla gardening efforts such … Read More…

Au Revoir Paris: Bringing Home the Garden

January 27, 2010

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Patrick Blanc vertical garden wall behind glass at Marité et François Girbaud shop in Paris

It’s been a week of creative inspiration and as I pack it all up from Paris for my to return to New York, I will Read More…

Echos of Eco in Mexico City’s Vertical Park

January 9, 2010

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They paved paradise then put up a…vertical park.

Mexican architect Jorge Hernandez de la Garcia has designed a modular, highly structural and flexible vertical park intended to help reduce pollution and deal with overpopulation issues. The tower utilizes vertically stacked … Read More…

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