Earlier in Flora.Focus i published an article about a similar Dutch design with the combination lamp/plants.(read article). This design has also a Dutch touch to it,artist Jose de la O is the designer of the”Vicky Lamp” and spent the last four years of his designers-life in the Netherlands. Thanks to Vicky lamp you can enjoy planting small edibles or simply enjoy nature on places which lack natural light.
Gardening in the city is populair,more and more citizens realize how important green can be for your environment and your own well-being.
It’s a good feeling to have yourself surrounded with living green,plants are fun to grow and to look at. And don’t forget how important your little garden can be for the Bio-diversity . Limited space can be a problem for Urban-gardeners but must be seen as a challenge,Urban-Gardeners are famous for their space-solutions. Aquaponics and Window-farming are breeding-methods wich are great to grow on limited space and can help you to grow food, and with Aquaponics it’s surprising how quickly the crop grows.In the U.S city-gardening is much more common comparing with Europe.In my opinion Detroit must be the World Capital of Urban-farming and New York World Capital of Roof-Gardens.Urban=Gardening and everything with it shall be a great part of this weblog.Here are just some ideas.
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?