Urban Gardening (UPDATE)

Metro gardeners and locavores reflect greener city dwellers
Implications - The local food movement has been gaining ground outside of the regular eco-conscious circles. Urban foraging movements and rooftop gardens reveal a desire to reconnect with the food we eat. An increasing amount of people are willing to pay more for what they eat in exchange for knowing where it came from.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 138,394 Total Clicks May 09 - Oct 09
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8-Story Vertical Gardens - Patrick Blanc Makes Epic Greenery on Walls of Athenaeum Hotel
SCORE: 6
V. Hot 50,641 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 09
8-Story Vertical Gardens
Patrick Blanc Makes Epic Greenery on Walls of Athenaeum Hotel
It’s time to look upwards and onwards when it comes to our greenery and Patrick Blanc has done exactly that with his recently completed project on the outside of the Athenaeum hotel in London. The event… [More]
Skyscraper Greenhouses - Futuristic Farming in Dubai's Seawater Vertical Tower
SCORE: 5.4
Hot 27,402 Clicks Pub: May 23, 09
Skyscraper Greenhouses
Futuristic Farming in Dubai's Seawater Vertical Tower
Dubai’s Seawater Vertical Tower is the latest futuristic idea to come out of the metropolis. It is a skyscraper that acts as a greenhouse. This vertical farm uses sea water to humidify and cool the… [More]
Eden-Esque Solar Gardens - The Marina South Gardens Shelters With Solar Supertrees
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Warm 20,480 Clicks Pub: Oct 6, 09
Eden-Esque Solar Gardens
The Marina South Gardens Shelters With Solar Supertrees
Adam and Eve would have certainly approved of the Marina South Gardens, not just because of its picturesque beauty, but because of its series of solar supertrees. Singapore’s largest garden project is… [More]
Urban Foraging - Eating Local Goes Inner City As Pedestrians Pluck Food From Trees
SCORE: 4.5
Warm 6,161 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 09
Urban Foraging
Eating Local Goes Inner City As Pedestrians Pluck Food From Trees
Farmers’ markets, organic growing practices, and local food have all grown in popularity in recent years. Urban foraging, a logical next step, is making waves as smaller budgets meet desires for avoiding… [More]
Space Age Gardening - Omega Hydroponic Garden Lets You Grow Anywhere
SCORE: 5.4
Warm 14,416 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 09
Space Age Gardening
Omega Hydroponic Garden Lets You Grow Anywhere
For a long time hydroponics were the last bastion of hippies who were interested in growing their own food throughout the colder seasons and hippies who, ah, were interested in growing other greens (wink… [More]
Guerrilla City Gardening - Run-Down Buildings Get a Floral Facelift in Toronto
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Warm 19,294 Clicks Pub: Jul 16, 09
Guerrilla City Gardening
Run-Down Buildings Get a Floral Facelift in Toronto
This rogue urban beautification project was a welcome sight on Queen Street in Toronto. As cities ride out the recession, more shop spaces are being left vacant and poster-covered, creating a depressing… [More]