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Pictures: Green Walls May Cut Pollution in Cities

Living walls and Vertical Gardens - Living Art

Vertical gardening has arrived. Combining inspirations from landscaping, architecture, interior design and even fashion, inventive vertical plant …

Benjamin Pawlica's Plantable Tiles Create Endless Green Wall Possibilities

French designer Benjamin Pawlica has fused design and horticulture to create a <i></i>plantable concrete wall tile for interior and exterior green walls. The …

Landscaping

Articles about 7 great green walls on Dwell.com - Dwell

Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>Dwell.com is never short of informative, inspiring, and engaging articles and slideshows for your viewing …

A massive green wall brings nature to city

Green architecture is a vague term at best, but it thrives in literal form on a side street in Pacific Heights. The exterior of a private school's arts wing is engulfed by 105 species of California natives attached to an irrigated layer of felt, selected with an eye to foliage and flowers that …

Landscaping

Green walls: how to grow a garden vertically

There’s no need to restrict planting to the ground. From the smallest house to the biggest development, bringing the walls to life can have surprising benefits<p>The urban green revolution is all around us. From floriferous balconies to lush roof gardens, green walls and innovative urban food-growing …

North America's Largest Living Wall by Green Over Grey

Vancouver-based Green Over Grey designed ‘Mountains & Trees, Waves & Pebbles’, a living wall project with 120 unique plant species and over 50,000 …

Green wall

"Vertical garden" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Vertical farming.<p>A <b>green wall</b> is a wall partially or completely covered with greenery …

Build a Grow Light System for Starting Seeds Indoors

Here is a simple and affordable indoor grow light setup that is perfect for starting seedlings and growing edibles indoors.<p>Growing plants indoors is …

Gardening

Become a vegetable growing pro in no time with this handy cheat sheet.

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Radical Urban Gardens from Antwerp

Of <i>course</i> you may install an enormous live tree in your sixth-floor apartment: Police will escort the crane down the street, traffic can be diverted, …

This Startup Will Ship You A Fully Customized Vegetable Garden For Your Backyard

Now you don’t need a green thumb to grow fresh, healthy produce.<p>Planting a garden can be daunting for first-time urban farmers, but a new startup wants to make the process as simple–and fast–as making your bed.<p>A software program helps virtually plot out each plant, and then the startup ships a …

10 Self-Sustaining Planters That Make Gardening Easy

Is your green thumb surviving the creeping chill of winter? Did it even survive the summer? In case you’re not the greatest when it comes to gardening, we’ve got a solution. Actually, we’ve got 10 of them. These self-sustaining planters for indoors and outdoors are sure to grow your buds …

DIY Herb Garden Living Wreath | Backyard Projects

Step-By-Step Instructions:<p>Step 1<p>Half-fill a large basin or tub with water and set it on a flat, sturdy surface. Dip the wreath inside and splash …

DIY Seed Starting: Newspaper Pots

Late winter is the time of year when gardens in New York look their worst, but when hopes for their future are at an all-time high. It’s the season …

Tips For Growing A Vertical Vegetable Garden

By Nikki Tilley<br>(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden)<p>Do you live in the city? Are you confined to an apartment dwelling with little space for …

The Seven Easiest Vegetables To Grow For Beginner Gardeners

You don't need a green thumb to grow fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want to start a …

5 Brilliant Ways To Grow Healthy Produce Indoors

An increasing number of people are moving into urban environments and away from traditional agriculture. As a consequence, those who have a mind for …

The 16 Best Healthy, Edible Plants to Grow Indoors

From farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture, to urban farms and rooftop gardens, to produce delivery services, more and more people …

Gardening

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

LIVING WALL DIY

When we moved into our home, we knew we had a lot of gardening ahead of us. In a bid to save water, the previous owners had killed most of the plants …

Grow Up! How to Design Vertical Gardens for Tiny Spaces

If you’re one of the many people in the northern hemisphere who are counting down the days ’til springtime, chances are you may have also been …

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Small-Space Garden Ideas

Feeling left behind by the grow-your-own-food revolution because you live in a gardenless apartment or have a postage-stamp yard? Take heart: Anyone with a sunny windowsill, patio, or balcony can cultivate edibles. In fact, choosing plants that are nourishing, delicious, and beautiful is the …

Small Spaces

DIY Patio Privacy Screens

Much as many of us would like to live on a secluded lot, miles from the nearest neighbor, not many of us are that lucky! Enjoying time in our garden …

Landscaping