January 31, 2010
Spotted recently at the Maison & Objet design fair in Paris, the clever and very au courant Bacsac flexible container system really piqued my interest. Constructed of double-walled polypropylene canvas, a “geotextile” fabric, they are lightweight yet strong, impervious to … Read More...
August 23, 2009
On August 6, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack encouraged Americans to connect with the land, the food it grows and their local communities by proclaiming August 23-29, National Community Gardening Week.
A community garden is an opportunity to educate everyone about … Read More...
July 7, 2009
GrowFriend is a great tool for gardeners without yards, and people with land who don’t want to garden. Since the dawn of agriculture, people have shared crops and growing responsibilities. Today, we live in crowded cities where we don’t know … Read More...
June 29, 2009
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...
June 8, 2009
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...
May 10, 2009
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
Be Green Now
Rain Forest Forever
Your … Read More...