Want to grow your own food and herbs but don’t have the soil or the space? These Garden Barrels can make a big difference. They hold over 50 plants in just 4 square feet and incorporate composting worms for aeration and fertility. This video will take you step by step though the construction process.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 03:00:09 GMT
In 2012 summer, Supriya Nikumbh went to Singapore for a family vacation and saw vertical gardens at Singapore’s Changi airport. “It looked awesome and created a green effect across the surrounding area and at the same time saved a lot of space. The overall look enlightened an otherwise bland outlook of the entire building and also made it feel alive,” says Supriya. After coming back to Pune, Supriya discussed the concept with her long time friend and college mate Bhairavi Shevade. Both completed their BA Fine Arts together in SNDT College of Pune. … read more on yourstory.com
Fri, 24 May 2013 18:56:15 GMT
Easy directions for making vertical succulent gardens using a preassembled frame and cuttings from your garden. Instead of framing a picture, why not a whole garden? Here, cuttings of assorted succulents knit together to create colorful, textural living tapestries.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 20:42:16 GMT
In anticipation of creating a fabulous permaculture rooftop garden workshop in Redfern, Sydney – one that includes both well-functioning, edible and beautiful vertical gardens – we’re researching what’s out there in the way of …
In anticipation of creating a fabulous permaculture rooftop garden workshop in Redfern, Sydney – one that includes both well-functioning, edible and beautiful vertical gardens – we’re researching what’s out there in the way of high innovation and low cost.
Our requirements are to build something that uses materials that are either free or cheap, that is water-wise, and that at the end of the day you can make look great – and not like it’s made free or cheap.
Recycling PET bottles is looking like it could be the way to go.
As we all well know, vertical gardens are a great solution to many challenges within urban spaces.
Most cities worldwide (and definitely in Australia) lack sufficient green space, and finding ways to incorporate more of the green stuff in our cities where minimal spare land is available has led to a lot of discussion on the benefits of green walls or vertical gardens and green roofs. Read more …