Rendezvous in Green: Botanical Tiled Vertical Garden

February 19, 2014

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Add this botanical tiled vertical garden space to the list of wonderful places to sneak off to for an afternoon rendezvous. I think a comfy mattress on the interior platform would be just the place for a nap en plein Read More…

Can Plants Make You Happier and Richer?

October 28, 2013

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LED GrowLight Pendant Lamp, $1250 via Lightopia.

Need a mood and financial boost? There’s an app for that. Or a plant. While browsing today through Frank Mertens’s site Expression That Inspires, I stumbled upon Nursery & Garden Industry Australia’s unusual … Read More…

How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013

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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.

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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … 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…

Sjoerd Jonkers Modern Primitive Pots

May 14, 2013

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Influenced by principles of experimental archeology, Dutch artist Sjoerd Jonkers hand crafts pots, vases and bowls using a primitive production technique in which he casts plastics in sand molds.

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The resulting black, grey, sand, and stone colored Neolastic (Polyurethane) wares are wonderfully rough-edged and textured … Read More…

Cross-Stitched Modular Shelving and Vertical Planter

December 3, 2012

Cable tie stitching joins together the modular shelving units for Melbourne designer Alex O’Connell’s Cross-It system.

The 600h x 600w x 200d boards have circular cut-outs to accept flower pots, making it nice for indoor plants (though I would make sure they … Read More…

Indoor-Outdoor Revolving Window For Plants

November 17, 2012

As multifunctional concepts are great for small spaces, we love how the Revolve Window extends the interior space, enables easy transport of plants from indoors to outdoors, and at the same time functions as a decorative window box.

On what … Read More…

Pull Up a Planter, Have a Seat

June 27, 2012

Swedish designer, Louise Hederström, brings nature to the city with her multipurpose planter and garden seating inspired by a willow tree.

Willow, which would be suitable indoors or outdoors, has one large opening at the top with containers that … Read More…

Outdoor-Indoor Designs for Birds, Plants, and People

June 5, 2012

Funny how some people find their passions. After tripping over an overgrown creeper’s tendril in 2008 and fracturing his hip, Johannesburg, South Africa-based designer, Joe Paine, was inspired to design products for plants.


Kreep Planter System by Joe Paine.Read More…

13 Budget-Friendly Cool Green Outdoor Accessories

March 17, 2012

What better day than St. Paddy’s Day to roll out some cool green outdoor furniture and accessories that won’t cost you a lot of green? Here are 13 fun things to usher in spring–12 and one extra for good measure:… Read More…

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