13 Mobile Gardens To Move You

May 1, 2015

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We’re back with the second part of our roundup of itinerant and otherwise roaming, traveling, and always portable mobile gardens. Take a peek before they pass you by:

1. Get Rolling With This DIY Mobile Vegetable Garden

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The only available … Read More...

10 Mobile Gardens to Grow On the Go

April 27, 2015

tricycle-house-and-tricycle-garden1While not exactly nomadic, urban dwellers are known to be constantly on the go. It’s no surprise then that many urban gardens are designed to follow suit. With the roots to grow and the wings to fly, mobile gardens are … Read More...

Interview: Architecture Student Designs Smart Home of the Future With On-site Food Production

April 6, 2015

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When judges of the House 2020 Competition challenged Ontario, Canada architecture, engineering, and environmental science students to come up with an innovative idea for the house of the future, they asked the question: what does ”smart” mean now?

Competition winner, … Read More...

Best of 2014: Urban Gardens Top 10 Favorite Posts

December 30, 2014

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With the snap of the finger and the blink of an eye, another year comes to an end. What were a few of your favorite things? These ten blog posts apparently.

Here’s a glimpse of what your Urban Gardens community … Read More...

Urban Gardens 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

December 3, 2014

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Drumroll! It’s that time of year and we’re excited to present our 2014 holiday gift guide, a curated list of 12 fun, functional, and fashionable items for home and garden. Have you been naughty or nice? No matter, we’re not Read More...

Climbing Up: 10 Innovative Vertical Garden Ideas

September 18, 2014

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I often think of vertical gardens as the utilitarian cousin of the decorative container garden. You’d love a vegetable garden, but your studio apartment in the city didn’t come with an acre of land. Enter the vertical garden. Focusing only Read More...

Clever Storage Ideas That Include a Kitchen Garden

August 11, 2014

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I am still unpacking my mental treasure trove of the beautiful designs I spied while on the Modenus BlogTour to Italy for Milan Design Week. While the hub of Design Week is Salone del Mobile (or Milan Furniture Fair for Read More...

A Milan Secret Garden and Wellness Concept Lab

June 30, 2014

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What was once an historic movie theater within the green Parco Trivisio of Milan’s fashionable Brera design district, debuted last year as a secret garden and wellness concept lab for Gessi, the Italian Private Wellness Company.

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gessi-oncept-lab-milanPhoto: Gessi

Appropriate to … Read More...

Celebrate Your Poor Soil With a Mediterranean Herb Garden

May 23, 2014

CU garden 300 Stuy cropMediterranean herbs growing among annual Salvias and Marigolds. Photo by Nicole Brait.

If you have nutrient poor soil don’t despair, you have the beginnings of a great Mediterranean herb garden.

Not only do Mediterranean herbs thrive in nutrient poor soils, … Read More...

Milan Design Week 2014 Preview: Angelo Grassi Grows Vegetables on Furniture

April 2, 2014

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I’m packing for my trip to Milan Design Week where I will be joining a stellar team of eleven design bloggers on the Modenus BlogTour. From Milan, I’ll report back Read More...

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