Check out this new brand of moss art by artist Edina Todoki I found via Inhabitat. Todoki, who describes herself as a “culitvator of eco-urban sensitivity,” says of the project, “City dwellers often have no relationship with animals or greenery. As a public artist I feel a sense of duty to draw attention to deficiencies […]
Archives for October 2007
Give it 100%
Now even your water rings can be flower themed. Sakurasaku glass by 100%. Via MocoLoco.
Mini West Coast woodland garden: how I integrated native plants into my patio garden
Last time I posted about our “backyard” (I have to put that in quotations because at 13′ x 15′, it’s hardly a yard) it was to brag about our new fence, step one in our garden renovation. I completely skipped step two, in which we laid 1′ x 2′ basalt pavers, which you can catch […]
Blog Action Day 2007 – Tips for a greener garden
Today is Blog Action Day, in which thousands of bloggers will post about climate change and the environment – including yours truly. Now, if you’re a regular reader, you’ll know I’m a bit of a treehugger, and well, this is an organic gardening blog. I was a bit perplexed about what to write about: a […]
It’s getting hot in here
I’m always struggling to find homes for my houseplants away from our baseboard heaters. Imagine if a blast of dry heat actually encouraged flowers to bloom. They’re not live blooms, but the wallpaper from Shiyuan Design with Life has flowers printed with heat-sensitive inks that bloom when the radiator is on. Now that’s hot. Via MocoLoco.
Take that, Monsanto
Percy and Louise Schmeiser took on Monsanto. Would you? Congratulations to Canadian farmers Percy and Louise Schmeiser for receiving the Right Livelihood Award in recognition of their struggle against agro-chemical giant Monsanto. The Right Livelihood Award (“for outstanding vision and work on behalf of our planet and its people”) was awarded to the Schmeisers “for […]
Just go with the flow, man
I saw this display by Aquascape at the CanWest Hort Show a couple weeks ago, and I couldn’t help but wonder whether how they came up with this idea. I have no idea how liberal the folks at Aquascape are, but in my head I imagined a bunch of guys sitting around brainstorming for the upcoming […]
Is it still a treehouse if it’s in a house plant?
I thought this was such a cute idea for a rainy day kid’s project. You like? Via Goodyblog.