How to Design a Contemporary Bohemian Garden

April 18, 2019

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As a traveler with lifelong wanderlust, I can really appreciate the Bohemian or “Boho chic” style, a carefree and spirited aesthetic adopted from the Romanis (as self-described), a nomadic ethnic group most refer to as “gypsies.” 

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Shake it Up: Grow Your Own Garden-to-Glass Cocktails

March 28, 2017

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As interest in edible gardens continues to grow, a creative culinary cocktail culture has emerged and with it, the cocktail garden–-the liquid offspring of the locavore and farm-to-table movements, bolstered by the growing popularity of craft distilleries.

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The Planters of St. Petersburg’s Naturalist Designers

February 26, 2016

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Naturalist designers in St. Petersburg, Russia are creating innovative planters, vases, vessels and other objects for plants. They’ve got planters that hang and climb walls, vases with their own shelves, geometric multi-pot units, and even planters inspired by Sputnik.

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Mobile Garden “Thrones” Reign in Paris

March 27, 2015

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Perched atop rolling mobile gardens adorned with plants, insect hotels, branches, shells and more, a group of spirited young women and girls–Princesses of the Earth and Climate–paraded recently down Paris’s rue du Chemin Vert (which happens to translate Read More...

Hydroponic Vertical Gardens and Heliostats Flourish on Sustainable Skyscraper

November 19, 2014

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When iconic French architect Jean Nouvel and his botanist and landscape “artist” colleague and friend Patrick Blanc collaborate, you can expect a novel and cutting edge statement combining the best of their respective talents with the latest in green technologies, Read More...

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