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The Best Secret Garden in Barcelona

Twenty four years ago, Spanish artist and animator Javier Mariscal discovered an abandoned leather factory on Barcelona’s rundown east side. The …

10 Tips for a Simplified Garden, to Grow More With Less

It has been more than three years since I last wrote about My Neighbor Bea, a person who has persuaded her family (including her husband, Scott, her …

10 Easy Pieces: Perennials for the Seaside Garden

When I bought my Cape Cod cottage by the bay, I dreamed of an English country-style garden, all lush and wild. And so for years I fertilized and …

Flowers

Design Sleuth: A Very Green Garage

When it comes to improvement projects, a first step for many renovators is to try to remove invasive vines, but for Act Romegialli Architects in …

Welcome to Vertical Garden Patrick Blanc | Vertical Garden Patrick Blanc

Recent works<p>Works in progress<p>Last News .<p>- Begonia blancii, a new species discovered by Patrick Blanc in Palawan in the Philippines : photos, video, …

Plant of the Week: Wisteria

The charms of wisteria are almost impossible to resist. Lounging languorously over a fence or pergola, she will beckon to you with her heady perfume. …

Garden Design 101

Boxwood: 8 Ways to Use Evergreens to Create Curb Appeal<p>by Cheryl Locke<p>Eat Your Vegetables: The Salad Garden by Joy Larkcom<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Garden …

Hanging Garden Lamps Green Up Interiors - Urban Gardens

<b>One of my favorite Brooklyn artisan-makers is the collaborative design studio, Autumn Workshop, whose Scrap Ecology lighting we featured a while</b> …

Urban Vertical Garden Built From Hundreds of Recycled Soda Bottles

As part of an innovative partnership called Home Sweet Home (Lar Doce Lar) between multidisciplinary design firm Rosenbaum and TV producer Luciano …

Vertical Gardens: The Greenest House in Venice, California

After the Bricault family remodeled their prewar cottage in Venice, CA and wrapped the house in a living wall of plants a few years ago, the …

Moss Graffiti as Holiday Decor: Williamsburg Edition

Wandering in Brooklyn the other day, I was headed toward Williamsburg when I saw the moss graffiti wall that Mexican artist Hugo Rojas created this …

The Original Vertical Garden: Hotel Raphael in Rome

On a recent trip to Rome, I turned down a quiet street near the Piazza Navona, came face to face with the facade of the Hotel Raphael, and suddenly …

From Canada, a Chandelier That’s Also an Herb Garden

We love the useful design of Toronto-based designer Ryan Taylor’s Babylon Light, a ceiling fixture that’s also a hanging vertical garden:<p>Above: Made …

Herbs

DIY Vertical Garden Kit: Just Add Water (and a Wall)

No space is too small for a vertical garden. All you need is a wall and a plan.<p>For a plan, we recently visited Paxton Gate, the famously quirky store …

Tag: Indoor Gardens

DIY: An Easy Way to Grow Celery from Its Root<p>by Alexa Hotz<p>DIY: How to Hang a Staghorn Fern<p>by Erin Boyle<p>Among the Orchids: Designer Rose Uniacke at …

Garden Visits

Landscape Architect Visit: Postcard Views in Texas Hill Country, by Studio Outside<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Among the Orchids: Designer Rose Uniacke at …

Vertical Garden Kit: The Ideal Ivy

Inspired by today’s post “The Original Vertical Garden via Rome,” we asked a handful of garden professionals to recommend the ideal ivy to use with a …

39 Insanely Cool Vertical Gardens

Welcome to the green future. These aren’t your grandmother’s window boxes.<p>1. Bosco Verticale<p>This rendering by architect Stefano Boeri features the first urban vertical forest, Bosco Verticale in Milan.<p>The pair of apartment skyscrapers are built to sustain the equivalent of 2.5 acres of forest …

Alternatives to Ivy: Vertical Growers

Recently we offered a professional’s recommendation of the perfect Ivy plant. Little did we know this benign (OK, maybe “invasive” is more apt) plant …

Flowers

Grow Up

Ever since the so-called pole gardener attached planters to parking meters in the Inner Richmond last summer, we?ve been thinking outside the …

The Easiest Urban Garden?

“Gutter” is not the most beautiful word in the English language (nor does it have the happiest connotations: read “guttersnipe”). But when it comes …

Vertical Gardens Made With—

How clever! Admired in the garden of the Stable Cafe in San Francisco recently: artful arrangements of painted shutters sprouting succulents.<p>Lila B. …

Hotel ICON

Communities

More than 80 percent of Americans live in cities and suburbs—and this number is skyrocketing.<p>NRDC programs help create strong, just, and resilient …

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