Balcony Gardener and Squint Pop-Up Urban Garden Shop at London’s Chelsea Fringe Festival

May 23, 2013

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The Balcony Gardener’s teamed up with furniture maker and design company Squint to curate their first pop-up urban garden shop, part of Chelsea Fringe, the edgy “alternative” garden festival running concurrently with The Chelsea Flower Show.

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From May 18-June 9 in the basement … Read More…

Garden Up! Take Your Landcape to the Next Level

March 17, 2011

Talented landscape design duo Susan Morrison and Rebecca Sweet’s new book Garden Up! is out and you’ve seriously gotta get your hands on one.

A fan of vertical gardening, I love how these gals have packaged their combined creativity with … Read More…

A Carton of Gardens for Urban Patios Everywhere

May 10, 2010

So you want to grow your own veggies but don’t have a garden, no problem! Garden in the Koop’s Patio Garden brings the garden to you in an egg carton filled with something for your patio, your deck or even … Read More…

From Repose to Repast, of Gardens and Gastronomy

October 7, 2009

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Chefs through the window on opening night at the Bistro du Grand Cerf in Lyons la Forêt

As my new blogger friend Felicity from gardenbeet.com said, “the French just ooze with style.” Prior to my recently strolling Paris for a few Read More…

Sowing Seed: Remember the “S” Words

September 22, 2009

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When planting a vegetable garden, here are five important “s” elements you’ll want to consider:

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Fruiting vegetables (e.g., beans, tomatoes, peppers, squash, eggplant, cucumbers, etc.) need at least 6 hours of direct sun a day. All others can make … Read More…

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