Gardening

Create a Beautiful Hanging Garden With MudPuppy’s Ceramic Planter Pods

Create a Beautiful Hanging Garden With MudPuppy’s Ceramic Planter Pods

MudPuppy's elegant Hanging Pods can be used to create a serene suspended garden in any space! Ceramicist Mike McDowell designed the hanging planters specifically for holding Tillandsia air plants. These

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Decaying 17th Century Italian Farmhouse Preserved as Sustainable Public Space in Milan

Decaying 17th Century Italian Farmhouse Preserved as Sustainable Public Space in Milan

The groups see the project as a way of creating opportunities for the community to come together, supporting social inclusion. And by the look of their photo gallery they are already enjoying the open

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Last Weekend to See the Beautiful Living Terrarium Exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

Last Weekend to See the Beautiful Living Terrarium Exhibit at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!

From sharing terrarium necklace DIYs to making our own terrariums at home, we've caught a little bit of terrarium fever, if you haven't noticed. So we were thrilled by the Brooklyn Botanic

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Plant Growing Sprout Table Brings Fresh Spring Greens to Any Meal

Plant Growing Sprout Table Brings Fresh Spring Greens to Any Meal

Getting the whole family to eat their vegetables can be a challenge - but thanks to this super cool Sprout Table by Swedish student, Lena Louise Meyer, you can harvest and grow veggies right in the

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3D Printed Wearable Planters Let You Take Plants With You Everywhere You Go

3D Printed Wearable Planters Let You Take Plants With You Everywhere You Go

Although wearable greenery certainly isn't a new concept, Collen Jordan's sturdy plastic planters are long-lasting and can be filled with water to keep the plants or flowers alive. Wearable Planters come

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Turn Your Balcony into an Urban Farm with Skypots

Turn Your Balcony into an Urban Farm with Skypots

No matter how small your urban outdoor space is, it can offer a lot of unused space above your head. Skypots let you use that space to its full potential by offering a variety of simple white spheres with

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DIY: How To Make a Hanging Bonsai String Garden

DIY: How To Make a Hanging Bonsai String Garden

What You'll Need: - Shade-loving plants with small root bases. Wilder story author Taylor Patterson recommends ferns, begonias, or orchids, but notes that "most plants should happily thrive provided

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AECOM + BIG Unveil Plans to Revamp Chicago’s Navy Pier with a Vertical Farm and Roof Gardens

AECOM + BIG Unveil Plans to Revamp Chicago’s Navy Pier with a Vertical Farm and Roof Gardens

Although Navy Pier is the top tourist attraction in Illinois, Chicago residents will tell you that in its current state the pier is feeling dated, kitschy and, well, cheesy. First and foremost, the

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Urban Patches is a Website That Teaches and Connects Aspiring City Farmers

Urban Patches is a Website That Teaches and Connects Aspiring City Farmers

Hoping to get your own urban farm started this year but unsure where to begin? Urban Patches is a website that can help! With interviews from current, economically successful urban farmers, best

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HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags

HORTUS is a Crazy Greenhouse Contraption of 300+ Algae-Filled Bags

HORTUS -- or Hydro Organisms Responsive To Urban Stimuli -- is a crazy new exhibit in London made up of 325 transparent bags of algae hanging from the ceiling via a network of ropes. Long plastic tubes

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The Pothole Gardener Creates Miniature Living Worlds in East London Potholes

The Pothole Gardener Creates Miniature Living Worlds in East London Potholes

Wheen explains on his blog that he has "never claimed to be the first Guerrilla Gardener, or even the first pothole gardener for that matter" and points to similar projects on the Guerrilla Gardening

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Artist Stacy Levy’s ‘Ridge and Valley’ Is an Interactive Watershed

Artist Stacy Levy’s ‘Ridge and Valley’ Is an Interactive Watershed

It might look like an unchanging giant stone museum piece, but this map of Pennsylvania's water systems is very much alive. When it rains, the intricate carvings of the state's creeks and rivers fill with

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The Mino Garden Gnome Will Feed Your Plants Before It Disappears from Your Garden

The Mino Garden Gnome Will Feed Your Plants Before It Disappears from Your Garden

Giovanni Tomasini's Mino Garden Gnome is a much more enterprising dwarf than those past. Despite its jazzy colors, the classic gnome we've all come to love is a melancholic figure, condemned to a purely

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Thousands of Vacant Houses Set to Bloom into Urban Gardens in Cleveland, Ohio

Thousands of Vacant Houses Set to Bloom into Urban Gardens in Cleveland, Ohio

So far Cleveland has flattened 6,400 homes since 2005, and another 20,000 are slated for demolition throughout the county. Replacing these dilapidated areas will be parks, yards and community gardens

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Quirky Seed-Sprouting Paper Pulp Faces Are the Creepiest Way to Garden

Quirky Seed-Sprouting Paper Pulp Faces Are the Creepiest Way to Garden

We've seen lots of quirky gardening ideas here at Inhabitat, but these sprouting seed faces are one of the strangest concepts we've come across. Formed from recycled paper pulp filled with organic

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6 Terrific Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Living Space

6 Terrific Terrariums to Brighten Up Your Living Space

Paula Hayes' Terrarium Sculptures Brooklyn based artist and landscape designer Paula Hayes’ terrariums are an impressive combination of greenery and sculpture. Her high end work can be found in the

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Parasite Farm: Brilliant Indoor Garden and Compost System Adapts to Any Kitchen

Parasite Farm: Brilliant Indoor Garden and Compost System Adapts to Any Kitchen

The Parasite Farm is a new indoor gardening system that encourages small space urban gardening while composting waste into fresh, fertile soil. Designed by Charlotte Dieckmann and Nils Ferber, the system

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Last Minute Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Make Your Own Gifts

Last Minute Inhabitat Green Holiday Gift Guide: Make Your Own Gifts

Anyone can go to a store, buy something, and wrap it in some festive paper, but if you really want to show your giftee that you put time and effort into your present, why not make it with your own two

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Occupy Vacant Lots Project Constructs a Pre-Fab Shed for Urban Gardeners

Occupy Vacant Lots Project Constructs a Pre-Fab Shed for Urban Gardeners

Students at Green Mountain College (GMC) recently took on a mission to develop a shed for urban farmers that would suit the needs of the gardeners of the future. The OVaL Shed -- otherwise known as the

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Mobile Urban Agriculture Blooms in Berlin’s Prinzessinnengarten

Mobile Urban Agriculture Blooms in Berlin’s Prinzessinnengarten

Inhabitat writer Ana Lisa Alperovich visited Prinzessinnengarten and talked to Marco Clausen, who together with Robert Shaw created the fantastic blooming space. Clausen told us how they were inspired by

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Naturwall Turns Throw-Away Coffee Cups Into a Wall for Living Greens

Naturwall Turns Throw-Away Coffee Cups Into a Wall for Living Greens

If seeing all those disposable coffee cups spilling out of your office trashcan gives you heartache, then give them a new home in the Naturwall. This cool living wall system reuses disposable coffee and

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Sophie Conran’s Classic Birdhouses Bring Sophistication and Wildlife to Your Yard

Sophie Conran’s Classic Birdhouses Bring Sophistication and Wildlife to Your Yard

This beautiful bird house by Sophie Conran will give feathered friends in your neighborhood a safe place to roost, nest and start a family! It's made from sustainable FSC wood and it sets up in a snap -

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Azuma Makoto Gardening Club Brings Modern Design to Japanese Concept Center

Azuma Makoto Gardening Club Brings Modern Design to Japanese Concept Center

In the midst of the Ark Hills concept center in Japan, garden designers from Azuma Makoto Gardening Club are regularly working on new designs to reshape green centerpieces in the heart of the Mori

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Please Touch Community Garden Greens Abandoned San Francisco Lot

Please Touch Community Garden Greens Abandoned San Francisco Lot

GK Callahan is the director of the Please Touch project, and is also a teacher at the nearby Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, which serves the Bay Area community. It was while volunteering

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9 Enchanting Gardens, Green Roofs and Planted Walls We Spotted Around Japan

9 Enchanting Gardens, Green Roofs and Planted Walls We Spotted Around Japan

Most visitors to Kinkaku-ji, also known as the Golden Pavilion, in Kyoto, are there to see the gilded roof of the landmark's namesake. But we were just as interested in the green roofs that cover many of

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Window Farms Lets Green Thumbs Grow Fresh Veggies Indoors

Window Farms Lets Green Thumbs Grow Fresh Veggies Indoors

We've been fans of Window Farm's edible gardens for long while, and just in time for the holiday season the team has evolved their fantastic gardening systems to create a brand new stand-up version of

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Biodegradable Pod Garden Makes Planting Fresh Herbs a Snap

Biodegradable Pod Garden Makes Planting Fresh Herbs a Snap

Joe Bradford developed the Pod herb garden while he was a student at the Wentworth Institute of Technology. It's designed to offer an easy way for urban residents to grow herbs and other plants at home.

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The Montblanc House is a Heavenly White Mountain of a Home in Japan

The Montblanc House is a Heavenly White Mountain of a Home in Japan

The Montblanc House, which is also known as "Shiroi Yama no You no Ie" in Japanese or "House That Resembles a White Mountain," is a three story home that we think was named quite aptly. Designed by

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Studio Libel’s Pillow Pots Create a Unique and Plush Indoor Garden

Studio Libel’s Pillow Pots Create a Unique and Plush Indoor Garden

Israeli design team Studio Libel’s philosophy gravitates around the spirit of rebirth. With the circle of life in mind, they created the Willo Collection, a series of quirky planters that also double

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Rainwater Harvesting PET-Tree System Makes Urban Gardening a Breeze

Rainwater Harvesting PET-Tree System Makes Urban Gardening a Breeze

Pet-Tree is a vertical eco gardening system made from recycled PET containers. The design consists of structural plastic pieces and PET pots that are combined to form a tree-like shape. The system also

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