Exploring South Carolina’s Historical Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 13, 2019

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens Azaleas in Bloom Azaleas in bloom. Photo via Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

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South Carolina’s Magnolia Plantation and Gardens is home to the oldest restored gardens in America with some areas of the property more than 325 years old. Under the ownership of Read More...

High-Tech Noise-Canceling Dog House Retreat

January 15, 2019

In memory of Magnus. Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton.

Every Fourth of July for years my two dachshunds, Zoë and Magnus, hid under the bed because they were scared to death of fireworks. Too bad Ford’s prototype for its noise-canceling Quiet Read More...

2018 Roundup: Bee Saving Paper, Solar Dog Houses, Home and Garden Makeover, Bomb Detection by Plants, 3D Printed Flowers, Compostable Couture…

January 8, 2019

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You let us know what some of your 2018 favorites were: Bee Saving Paper, Solar Dog Houses, Home and Garden Makeover, Bomb Detection by Plants, 3D Printed Flowers, Compostable Couture, and much, much, more. Here are 20 of 2018’s most Read More...

Season’s Greenings

December 21, 2018

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Wishing all of our 275,000+ Urban Gardens readers, subscribers and social media followers a great 2019 and thank you for your continued support!

Some Holiday Reading: Your Favorite Posts From 2018

1.  Grow a Meal a Week in Small Spaces Read More...

New Plant Package Container Garden Subscription Box For Time and Space Deprived Urban Gardeners

December 20, 2018

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For the time, space and skills deprived among us who yearn to be urban gardeners, welcome the newly launched Plant Package, a container garden subscription box that arrives on your doorstep with everything you need to get growing.Read More...

Last Minute Holiday Gifts For Urban Gardeners!

December 19, 2018

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Hurry! There’s still time to grab a few last-minute holiday gifts for the urban gardeners on your list!


Tripod Plant Stand
$20 Buy Here.

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Orla Kiely ‘60s Stem Bird House
$49 Buy Here.

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Gardener’s Pocket Tool Gift Box
$39.95 Buy Read More...

Minimalist Plant Stand and Support System Grows With Your Plants

December 5, 2018

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Say hello to Liana, a minimalist plant stand and support system that grows along with your plants.

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Brain child of Swiss design company Superlife, the Liana plant stand allows users to add sections to support plants as they mature.

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Unlike … Read More...

3D Printed Flowers Designed to Feed Urban Insects

December 4, 2018

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In an effort to offset the massive decline in the world’s insect population, Dutch design firm Atelier Boelhouwer has developed a series of 3D printed artificial flowers designed to serve as an emergency food source for the ‘big five of Read More...

London’s Little Venice: More Cheerio Than Ciao

November 2, 2018

London's Little Venice cruise on the canal.

It was an unseasonably warm autumn day as I strolled along the water’s edge shaded by a canopy of trees. I took my place in line (or “queued up” as the Brits say) to board the 55 minute London Waterbus Read More...

A Tiny Secret Garden in London

September 30, 2018

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You won’t accidentally stumble onto Gibbons Rent, a tiny narrow cut through between Magdalen and Bermondsey Streets in London SE1. Tucked away in the shadow of the towering spire-like skyscraper known as The Shard and close to the busy London Read More...

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