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Urban Gardens
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A creative mix of urban style, design, and nature filtered through a designer's lens.
A creative mix of urban style, design, and nature filtered through a designer's lens.

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What does "smart home" mean now?

A master of architecture student at +The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Peter Kitchen, won a competition with his innovative answer. I interviewed him so he could explain what "smart" really means in his own words. Hint: It includes onsite food production: http://bit.ly/1FiBID0

#smarthome #sustainability #sustainabledesign #indoorgardens #indoorfarming #architecture #sustainablearchitecture  

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Very excited to be nominated one of the Top 10 Garden Blogs by +Better Homes and Gardens ! One of our favorite parts about the blogger awards is that you can vote for us as many times as you want! Vote for Urban Gardens here--> http://bit.ly/1CaEoDX Many thanks!

#gardens #urbangardens
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Step aside Starbucks, there's a new caffeinated kid on the block and she's on a roll. Meet +Wheelys Cafe!

#coffeelovers #bikes #bicycle #sustainability  

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One way to tolerate winter is to hide under blankets in flannel pajamas until you find yourself poolside in a luxury cocoon, knowing only then that you’ve survived. Here's what I mean --> http://bit.ly/1A2QoZu

From +Delfin Wellness GmbH

#lounge #luxury #outdoorliving #outdoorfurniture  

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Five Tabletop Edible Gardens to Make You Swoon: http://bit.ly/1BVFZhK

Featuring the genius of +Ohneka Farms, +Tregren, +AeroGarden, +Prepara, and Blake Burell.

#hydroponics #Indoorgardens #gardens #ediblegardens #gardens #gardening  

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Community gardens improve the quality of people’s lives. +Fiskars  offers grants to community gardening groups across the U.S. and Canada through Project Orange Thumb. I’m honored to serve on their editorial board that selects which applicants receive these grants. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1xtv346

#CommunityGardens #Gardens #Gardening #ProjectOrangeThumb  

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A shoe whose high heel plants seeds. Yes, an haute-couture gardening shoe. http://bit.ly/1wxxbc2

From artist/designer Sputniko! and shoe designer Masaya Kushino, seen at +Brooklyn Museum.

#heels #design #hautecouture  

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Flip open "The Life of Plants" to reveal the soil from which sprouts a living, breathing, narrative: http://bit.ly/13TvTA7

#design #gardens #indoorgardening

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TOP TEN of 2014! The stats have spoken. Here's what you loved the most this year on Urban Gardens.

#urbangardening #gardening #gardens #design
#upcycling #hydroponics #outdoorliving  

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Not just planters-- portable, flat-folding, space-saving planters made from reclaimed boat sails and scrap boat covers. Meet Nomad: http://bit.ly/1zg8t4f

#planter #urbangardens #upcycle #repurpose #recycle #sailboats #plants  
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