Small Footprint, Big Yield: Create an Easy Micro Organic Urban Garden Today!

April 28, 2009


There are two things urban gardeners are short on: space and time.  The Urban Garden, brainchild of Bill Arquitt, resolves both of these issues, making it efficient and simple to plant a vegetable garden with up to 55 plants … Read More...

Create Warmth and Ambiance With a Fire Pit

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...

How to Grow Canned Vegetables

April 23, 2009


Here’s a little garden idea, an idea for a little garden, an idea for little gardeners, or an idea for someone who knows little about gardening.

It’s simple:
1. Open the can.
2. Pour a glass of water into the … Read More...

Modular Lattice Grows Itself In a Snap

April 22, 2009


Cellule, a snap-together modular lattice system designed by NYTO Studios, is perfect for urban spaces, both outdoors and indoors. Each module has mounting features for cable ties that attach to railings, and a generous hole for screwing into wood, … Read More...

GreenovationTV Sprouts Today on the Web


GreenovationTV which launches today, heralds itself as the first internet TV channel for green remodeling. They describe their mission as helping “green the 130 million inefficient and sometimes unhealthy homes in the U.S.  GreenovationTV inspires viewers with practical advice and … Read More...

Celebrate Earth Day! Five Ways to Put More Green in Your Garden and Your Wallet

April 21, 2009


Here are five simple things you can do help save the planet and your cash:

1. Contain Yourself, or Not
Plant an herb garden. Even if you don’t have a garden, you can still plant herbs in a pot or

April is National Garden Month

April 20, 2009


There’s still time to enter your urban home, school, or community garden to win one of three prize packages worth $1000. Just go to the National Gardening Association website to enter.

Deadline is April 30, 2009.


“Urban Gardens” Takes Root

April 18, 2009


Welcome to the launch of Urban Gardens! My interest in the subject began about eight years ago when I attended a professional design workshop with famed graphic designer Milton Glaser.  At the end of the week, our assignment was to, … Read More...

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