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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 …

Spain

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 …

Gardening

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 …

Flowers

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, …

Landscaping

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. …

Gardening

Garden Design 101

Everything You Need to Know About Succulents<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Bloomsbury in Sussex: Garden Visit to Charleston Farmhouse<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Gardening …

Landscaping

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> …

Furniture

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 …

Architecture

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 …

Street Art

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 …

Gardening

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 …

Design

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 …

Gardening

Tag: Indoor Gardens

Botanical Art: Portraits of Houseplants from Dutch Painter Maaike Koster<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>Object of Desire: Light Box from Opus Grows<p>by Michelle …

Gardening

Garden Visits

Ham Yard Hotel: A Roof Garden Oasis in Central London<p>by Clare Coulson<p>Curb Appeal: Year-Round Greenery in a Cold Climate<p>by Christin Geall<p>Poppies in …

Landscaping

Joost Bakker’s Vertical Gardens

From Australia, eco-designer Joost Bakker offers home gardeners small-scale versions of the massive steel and terracotta vertical gardens that cover …

Gardening

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 …

Gardening

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 …

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 …

Gardening

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. …

Landscaping

Hotel ICON

Communities

How to tackle fracking in your community<p>Take recycling to the next level—at home, at work, and in your community<p>How to protect your community from …

Climate

Gardens