December 26, 2009
September 15, 2009
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 … Read More…
September 9, 2009
Birdtreehut from, Maandag meubels, offers a birdhouse in a tree sans tree. It’s a kind of duplex for the birds, a comfortable home for breading and feeding in a garden, on a balcony or terrace. The habitat is made … 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…
August 15, 2009
Community and urban gardens are an important component of making sustainable communities. The National Community Gardening Week is an opportunity for your local government to show support by publicly promoting community gardens August 23 – 29.
According to the Department … Read More…
June 23, 2009
Ilkka Halso, Restoration, C-Print on aluminum,125 x 171 cm, artist’s collection © Ilkka Halso
Nature in a Kit, which opens tomorrow at the Musée de Design et d’Arts Appliqués Contemporains in Lausanne, examines the position and “quality” of nature … Read More…
April 27, 2009
While we’re spending more time entertaining at home and in our gardens, a fire pit provides a wonderful place to gather with friends. There are a number of new designs that offer warmth and ambiance in a variety of sizes … Read More…