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autumn in Tokyo

tomatoes and jasmine

Autumn has finally arrived in Tokyo!
It is now getting quite chilly (20 – 25 degrees C), and it is quite hard to imagine that it was still very summery hot just a little over a week ago.

The garden is doing well despite the change in weather, less sun and many bouts of “guerilla rain” (sudden and fierce downpours)! Some of the petunias flowers were destroyed by the guerilla rain, but they grow back new flowers to compensate fast enough.

The flowering Chinese chives look so delicate yet so strong! Look at the way the stalks defy gravity.

The cosmos and the calibrachoa are growing nicely together in my painted plastic planter. The calibrachoa never flowered until it was moved into the large planter, which tells how much space matters to plant health.

I love this time of the year. The air is a little cold and sweet, it…

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Green Balcony Fantasy

Roof-garden for sale.


This great roof-garden with penthouse located in Chelsea,New York can be yours!.It’s one of the most famous roof-gardens. When you think this is something for me , check all the details overhere. For only $4.5 million you can drink your malt whiskey on this roof-garden.

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Tower Flower by Edouard François


The Flower Tower was completed in 2004.

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Vertical gardens for every city home

Easy Peasy Life ... in the city

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.

window sill garden

Plastic bottle window sill garden by The Winged Palate

Vertical pocket herb garden by Urban Garden Casual

hanging urban garden

Hanging urban garden by Shoebox Dwelling

window farm

Window farm as featured on Gizmag.com

tin can wall

Tin can wall inspiration by Flores Del Sol

indoor tin can gardens

Indoor tin can gardens by Architects for Life

Modern balcony planter idea

Modern balcony planter idea

Have you tried any of these in  your own little city abode? Which one appeals to you the most?

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My favourite buildings in London: The house with a roof terrace in Hackney

Click here to contact SoundEagle (Web Administrator and Designer)SoundEagle says: It would have been even more impressive if vertical gardening were to be implemented all along the blank white wall on the left side of the building.