Floating Urban Parks Made Entirely From Recycled Plastic Waste

July 13, 2021

people enjoying floating park in Rotterdam made entirely of recycled plastic

Two floating urban parks made entirely of reclaimed plastic waste, one in the Netherlands and the other in Germany, demonstrate the value and potential of reusing plastic debris to create public green spaces.

Rotterdam floating park made entirely of recycled plastic waste.

Seating for floating park made entirely of recycled plastic debris.

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Hope Floats This Year For Mardi Gras in New Orleans

February 16, 2021

For Mardi Gras in New Orleans last year, I donned a pair of gold lamé pants, a feathered hat encrusted with shiny sequins and a colorful mask (not the kind we’re all wearing these days), then joined my neighbors and Read More...

Urban Gardens Holiday Gift Guide

November 16, 2020

 

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After finally getting released from what felt like a lifetime of lockdown, I desperately need to celebrate something. So for whatever and whomever you celebrate, indoors or out, here is my holiday gift guide with handpicked stylish, functional, Read More...

12 Creative Backyard Shed Makeover Ideas

September 21, 2020

shed plan makeover ideasMy friend, the garden designer, author, and speaker, Rebecca Sweet, transformed an old disused backyard garden shed into a cozy home office and retreat. Via Rebecca Sweet, Harmony in the Garden.

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The Self-Taught Gardener Who Designed the Kennedy White House Rose Garden

September 16, 2020

Bunny Mellon_white_house_rose_garden_before_and_afterPhotos: White House Historical Association and White House, via Twitter.

Melania Trump’s recent redesign of the White House Rose Garden did not meet with universal approval. While many appreciated Oehme, van Sweden and Associates and Perry Guillot’s highly pared-back scheme … Read More...

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