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Summer is unfortunately winding down, and for those of you who don’t live in a year-round warm climate, you face the annual decision of what to do with your barbecue grill. If you’ve got a nice, expensive setup its a no-brainer to buy a grill cover and/or store it in your garage. If your grill is nearing the end of its lifespan, or its a “cheapy” then you can just pitch it, no biggie. If your grill doubles terra cotta planter then you can put a plant in it.
Yes, you read that correctly. The Hot Pot by Black+Blum is a terra cotta planter, that is also a grill.
Whoever thought of this idea certainly came up with an awesome one. While you probably can’t fit a feast on the grilling surface of the Hot Pot, but it’s definitely just an overall cool idea. I wish we would have heard…
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With these creative urban gardening ideas, you won’t need a backyard to enjoy a bit of garden bloom. Check out how other city slickers get their dose of spring blossoms and fresh herbs straight from their balcony, window sill, bare walls and other nook and crannies in their little city abode.
Plastic bottle window sill garden by The Winged Palate
Vertical pocket herb garden by Urban Garden Casual
Hanging urban garden by Shoebox Dwelling
Window farm as featured on Gizmag.com
Tin can wall inspiration by Flores Del Sol
Indoor tin can gardens by Architects for Life
Modern balcony planter idea
Have you tried any of these in your own little city abode? Which one appeals to you the most?
We recently posted about Getting Rid of Your Lawn and Xeriscaping, which are definitely bigger projects. We strive to offer ideas that are appropriate for all types of farms. And inspiration can sometimes be daunting to make a reality. In this post, we’ll offer up some tips and ideas to get you started and hopefully make your garden transformation quick and easy.
When starting a modern urban garden, you need to first do an assessment and determine the best methods of gardening you can manage given your lifestyle, space, desired vegetable output and amount of sun. For example, if you aren’t home often or you travel frequently, you need a consistent method to water your garden. If you have a patio or a simple window box, you may want to consider container gardening. For most vegetable gardens you need as much sun as possible throughout the day. 8-12 hours…
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