Bungee Jumping for the Birds

February 28, 2011

Hey, why shouldn’t the birds have some fun if and when we finally do see spring? This guy will bungee dive from just about anywhere–a tree, your garden shed, balcony rail, or apartment window. Made from quality bird food, … Read More...

Plant Sitting

February 26, 2011

I’ve written a few posts recently about furniture incorporating containers. One of my favorite blogs, 3Rings, brought my attention back to this wonderful brand that does it really well. The Swedish company, OFFECCT, makes some fab furniture Read More...

Create Ambience With Glowing Cube Table or Seat

February 25, 2011

Set your patio, balcony, or other outdoor space aglow with this River Rock filled ambient light “sculpture”, table, or seat.

Designed by Canadian artist, Zac Ridgely, the Hudson Cube is created with natural river stones that function as the … Read More...

Livin’ La Vida Loca on Playa Maroma

February 23, 2011


In dire need of a respite from a relentless east coast winter, I headed to the Hotel Maroma Resort and Spa on Playa Maroma in Mexico, about half an hour south of Cancun on the Riviera Maya. A total chill Read More...

Over Railing Planter and Table for Small Balconies

February 21, 2011

Rephorm, one of my new favorite design houses whose Plantenna vertical garden for birds I recently covered, has a new over-the-balcony table with an integrated planter that functions well for small spaces where there might not be enough room Read More...

Flock Houses for Fine Feathered Friends

February 17, 2011

Birds will break and enter here for a bit of seed. Dennis Nino Clasen invokes a sense of humor in his bird house designs. The BirdAlarm, which the designer calls, “the latest product in green home security,” is a … Read More...

New Kind of Shade Garden Rolls Out

February 16, 2011

Roll out a tiny shaded garden with the Flower Power umbrella stand and planter.

It’s got wheels for easy portability: move it as the sun changes position to keep yourself shaded.

Or if you prefer, use it empty as an … Read More...

Vertical Gardens for Birds

February 15, 2011

Send out a signal to urban birds so they’ll flock to your balcony for a place to feed within the backdrop of a vertical garden. The Plantenna from Rephorm is a bird feeder and plant trellis in the … Read More...

Get a Green Thumb

February 14, 2011

No worries anymore if you don’t really have a green thumb. Put these gloves on and voilà! Now go out and garden.

Green Thumb Gloves by Cat Design.


Ten Red Hot Valentine’s Day Gifts

February 10, 2011

Toss a Lovebom seed grenade bomb into your lover’s garden this Valentines Day to show how your love is blooming. (Only in the UK.)

Get in the mood with this glass Mood Moss filled heart.

Pour your love …

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