Futuristic Gardening

April 20, 2016

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Our world is skyrocketing into the future, and the gentle, traditional discipline of gardening is not exempt. Some of these advances make for easier plant growth, help nurture more exotic or difficult blooms, and invent new ways to cultivate greenery.Read More...

Complete Kit For Growing Herbs Indoors That You Only Water Once

November 21, 2015

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Many city dwellers picture themselves cooking gorgeous gourmet meals seasoned with fresh herbs plucked just moments before from the windowsill. But the time between deciding to grow herbs and actually cooking with them can be less inspiring.

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Watering the herbs … Read More...

Frédéric Malphettes Trellis Vertical Garden

April 10, 2015

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One of my favorite French designers, Frédéric Malphettes, reaches new heights with Anno, his latest vertical garden trellis structure, a welcome addition to his family of modular vertical garden designs.

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Anno is playful from the start: the name is a … Read More...

Interview: Architecture Student Designs Smart Home of the Future With On-site Food Production

April 6, 2015

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When judges of the House 2020 Competition challenged Ontario, Canada architecture, engineering and environmental science students to come up with an innovative idea for the house of the future, they asked the question: what does ”smart” mean now?

Competition winner, … Read More...

New Opus Garten Hängen Self-Irrigating Wall Planter

March 14, 2014

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When San Francisco designer/entrepreneur Michael Good’s house plants began taking over most of his apartment’s available counter space, he realized that necessity (and Good design) would be the mother of his invention.

During an unsuccessful search for a hanging planter … Read More...

How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013

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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked 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...

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...

Hydroponic Wine Bottle Wall Garden at Student Bar

April 11, 2013

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Conceived as part wine rack and part hydroponics, a hydroponic bottle wall garden will spout from April 7-24 in the lower bar of a local Cornell University campus area venue, Stella’s Bar and Restaurant.

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Architecture students Peter Gudonis and Carly … Read More...

Flower Vase Flips Into Biodegradable Planter

April 8, 2013

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We love multi-functional objects that transform themselves for different functions–they are perfect for small spaces and urban gardens.

Like the new Rebirth Pod, a biodegradable flower vase which becomes a planter when turned upside down. You might start indoors using … Read More...

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