Let’s Call a Spade a Bench

July 9, 2009


I love the whimsical Batsenmeubel, or Spade Bench, created by Dutch designer Nic Roex.  It’s an entertaining sculptural composite of bright green metal garden spades and bicycle wheels. The bench sports eight seats on eight partial bike wheels: … Read More...

Trash Gets New Life as Pavers and Socially Beneficial Urban Art Garden Pots

July 8, 2009

Trula Paver

The current movement towards environmental consciousness has sparked innovations in the manufacturing of sustainable products, using environmentally-friendly materials and production techniques.  A few of these have ended up in the urban garden.

Trula, a green alternative manufacturing …

Calling All Do-It-Yourself Gardeners: Enter Garden Contest to Win Indoor Composter

June 18, 2009

Reuse the haulm, from potatoes to gherkins, courtesy of Instructables

Do something good for your fellow gardeners in cyberspace by showing them how to turn their reused and recycled objects into something functional for use in their gardens. One of … Read More...

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