How to Save Water With Low Maintenance House Plants

October 18, 2012


Euphorbia Obesa, a succulent. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton, Urban Gardens

Water conservation is a concern for many plant lovers. You may already be using rainwater in your garden, but what about your house plants? Indoor plants can often require a great … Read More…

Seeing the Forest Through the Living Room

February 23, 2010


Green walls enclose living area of Elot House

The owner of this urban garden house expressed his dream about living in a “forest” setting amidst the urbanized city of Singapore and his architect, Chang Yong Ter of Chang Architects,  interpreted Read More…

It’s Raining, It’s Storing

November 16, 2009

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This fat boy isn’t snoring, he’s storing rainwater from your roof while also functioning as a wall.

Rainwater is a valuable resource and it is falling on your roof for free. With Waterfall Fatboy,  you can capture and store … Read More…

Chicago’s New Plant Conservation Center Showcases Green Design

September 10, 2009

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With a bold goal to “Save the Plants, Save the Planet,” the Chicago Botanic Garden has scheduled the opening of the Plant Science Center for members on September 22, and for the general public on September 23.

“One-third of the … Read More…

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