• 6 Inspiring Urban Gardens That Impact The Community

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    Even in a city setting, it is possible to put your green thumb to good work. By planting organisms that don’t require large areas to grow and using technology to sustainably encourage growth in available space, urban gardeners can provide food, greenery and commerce to their local communities — or just themselves. According to the National…

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  • Edible Plants You Can Grow In Your Tiny Apartment

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    While growing plants in a busy city might seem like an impossible task, there are plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables that can thrive in your urban space — no backyard required. City dwellers are used to improvising, so they can make the most of their living situation. Even when you live in a big…

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  • Everything You Need to Make Your Own Urban Garden

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    You might have thought having a green thumb in your apartment was impossible. Close quarters and limited sunlight doesn’t just put a damper on your closet space, it can also be hazardous for plant life. But city dwellers everywhere are finding new and innovative ways to bring the outside in by urban gardening. Apartments can…

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  • Guerrilla gardening: 8 prohibited places to plant

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    Guerrilla gardening has usually referred to the beautification of public spaces without the permission of the municipalities that own them. This trend has been sourced back to the 1970s and Liz Christy, who would plant all sort of flowers and greenery where she lived in Manhattan. Today, the movement continues all over the world. The simple act…

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  • Gardening Can Help Keep Kids in School

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    If we want to lower childhood obesity rates, educating kids about the need to swap junk and fast food for healthier choices is essential. But is teaching students how to grow fruits and vegetables the key to getting them to come to school and engage in the academic curriculum? That’s what South Bronx teacher and administrator Stephen Ritz believes.…

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  • 7 Spectacular Topiary Designs

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    Pearl Fryar creates graceful archways, whimsical characters, gigantic abstract shapes, and hedges carved into intricate designs. Pearl’s Garden For a guy who just wanted to win Yard of the Month, Pearl Fryar has come a long, long way. Nearly 30 years later, he’s an accomplished topiary artist whose 3-acre garden in Bishopville, South Carolina, is…

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  • Indoor Container Gardening Ideas

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    With you could enjoy the outdoors even when you’re stuck inside? Bring the earthy greenery, colorful flowers, and intoxicating aromas of your favorite outdoor retreat into your home with an indoor container garden. We’re showing you our favorite indoor planter ideas ever, from playful arrangements of unfussy succulents to pots overflowing with vibrant primroses. No matter the…

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  • 2018 Trends In Garden Design

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    Dubbed the slowest of the performing arts, gardening can seem trend proof. After all, you can’t hurry an oak’s progress from acorn to shade tree, and making a garden isn’t like buying a new throw rug for your home but rather stitching a few glimmering threads of your own into nature’s rich tapestry. And yet…

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