Rooftop Gardens

OsterGRO urban rooftop farm in Denmark
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The simple fact that such a bounty can come from a pile of dirt on top a building inspires me to no end. Gardening is...

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It is the typical lament of the garden worker that spring is just nuts.  As much as anyone else I am prone to the insanity...

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How about this little slice of inspiration for monday morning.  Landscapers are always trying to get architects, homeowners and builders  to involve them earlier and more...

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Luke Dixon is an apiarist, an apiculturist, a caretaker for bees - I call him a B-man.  His new book, Keeping Bees in Towns and Cities, published by Timber...

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Have you ever considered giving your deck a twist - literally?  The idea of changing up the edge, putting some plants beneath and making the...

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I have been pondering how to bring you the wealth of garden inspiration that I am finding here at Chelsea.   The gardens are, as usual, filled...

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I just discovered Penelope Green's article titled On City Roof Tops, Scrappy Green Spaces in Bloom in the New York Times.  (It is from last summer...so...

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Have you taken down your holiday decorations?   Mine are long gone, but I can't help but post this front landscape and accompanying roof garden (resplendant with...

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Whose ready to get back into a regualr schedule? ME!!  While I am not going to shut-up any time soon about Leaf Magazine (have you...

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Nuria Mora has a new installation on a rooftop by the East River in New York City.  It's not jsut a painting, but a garden,...

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Happy Monday!!  I've got a a little blockade of draft posts to clear out today (Now that I am past Friday's Bluehost image rejecting drama)....

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Have your jumped on the vertical garden bandwagon?  No? Is it because it all seems a bit tricky? Maybe you (like me) worry that you...

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no park gardens
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Having only recently been introduced to Natalie Jeremijenko by way of a new facebook friend, I am excited to share one of many interesting and...

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I can't help myself...I share no relation to Studio 'g' architects, except for a name; they are regular architects, this is a landscape and garden...

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yes, its a clever trick, I know....before, all black and white...after, all pretty and colorful...but the devil is in the details here (as usual) and...

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google growing connection garden
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It is a popular trend in Corporate America to build and offer company gardens. They are places where employees can spend coffee breaks with their...

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Let me introduce you to Amber Freda - AKA the Gotham Gardener. (I would love that nick name) .  Amber creates gardens like this one...

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I really enjoy Claire Delahaye's design work.  Her company, SlowGarden, in Marseilles France was responsible for that gorgeous red terrace I featured about a month...

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This Garden in Caesarea, Israel surrounds the home of a father and his two sons.  The color purple took 86 tries to match the inspiration...

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Clinging to the slopes of a typical neighborhood of Marseilles, this terrace of 25 square meters offers  was designed by Claire Delahaye of SlowGarden in...

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As part of Minus Six Degrees, Japan's nationwide movement to reduce CO2 emissions,  Sake brewer Toshimaya made over their 1970's drab sterile building to be...

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