Found it! Bright Ideas for DIY Lighting Using Repurposed Household Objects

September 3, 2013

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We were intrigued with the fun and unique lighting ideas out there all made from upcycled household objects. For the crafty out there, here are some creative DIY instructions as well as ready-to-go designs you can purchase.

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Culinary Herb Barn Raising

March 7, 2011

Soup’s on. Now snip a few culinary herbs from your ECOGRO Herb Barn and toss ‘em in.

“My love of gardening and plants in general coupled with my craft was the inspiration for ECOGRO,” says the designer, W.A. Francis, who … Read More…

Plant Sitting

February 26, 2011

I’ve written a few posts recently about furniture incorporating containers. One of my favorite blogs, 3Rings, brought my attention back to this wonderful brand that does it really well. The Swedish company, OFFECCT, makes some fab furniture Read More…

EcoBox Rewards Recyclers with Plants

July 1, 2010

Designed to be installed on every street corner like any bottle recycling depository, the Ecobox would reward responsible citizens by offering them a plant in exchange for depositing all kinds of recyclable objects, from glass bottles to aluminium cans.

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Point, Set, Match: Green Table Scores

September 4, 2009

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“When I learned of the short lifespan of a tennis ball I instantly knew its destiny.”

The HEX Tennis Collection, green in color and concept, is the most recent line of work by Hugh Hayden Design, a young architect … Read More…

Trash Gets New Life as Pavers and Socially Beneficial Urban Art Garden Pots

July 8, 2009

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Trula Paver

The current movement towards environmental consciousness has sparked innovations in the manufacturing of sustainable products, using environmentally-friendly materials and production techniques.  A few of these have ended up in the urban garden.

Trula, a green alternative manufacturing … Read More…

Guide to the Best Green and Garden iPhone Apps

June 29, 2009

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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…

Calling All Do-It-Yourself Gardeners: Enter Garden Contest to Win Indoor Composter

June 18, 2009

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Reuse the haulm, from potatoes to gherkins, courtesy of Instructables

Do something good for your fellow gardeners in cyberspace by showing them how to turn their reused and recycled objects into something functional for use in their gardens. One of my favorite how-to-do-everything-yourself websites, … Read More…

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