Farm in a Box

March 3, 2011

Turn your empty wall or fence into a garden. It’s as easy to hang as a picture. It automatically waters itself and allows you to grow indoors or outdoors in any season. And here’s the real dirt (or not): it’s a hydroponicRead More…

It Takes A Village to Farm a Rooftop

January 10, 2010

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In a village outside of Hyderabad, South India, Nagamani and Swathi, sisters attending Women’s Education Project’s Ushassu program, climb to their flat roof to collect vegetables for the families’ dinner.

Picking tomatoes and beans, they discuss how this small garden, planted on … Read More…

Botanical Architecture: London Hotel Grows Living Wall

September 15, 2009

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The world’s biggest collection of non-nettly-looking nettles – or Urticaccae, for those in the know–as well native plants and flowers, are sprouting vertically up the exterior walls of The Athenaeum Hotel in London. The city’s humid microclimate is the perfect spot … Read More…

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