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...

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
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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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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...

Create Your Own Smart Garden With These Innovative Tech Gadgets

August 16, 2018

The Edyn Sensor.

Interest in gardening is rapidly increasing, especially among environmentally and nutrition-conscious millennials who also want to know where their food comes from.

Patrick Nadeau’s Urban Garden planter bags.

Many of this age group live in apartments … Read More...

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