Colorful Compositions of Daily Objects

Charlotte Lovely is a stylist based in London. She has a side project : a great Instagram account that she feed with colorful creations. She creates funny compositions of daily objects. She give them expressive. There are bowl and mugs at breakfast, plants and vegetables. Every one can express itself for a moment. Continue reading

A Sky Garden In Istanbul

Suspended in the air above Ortaköy Square, Istanbul, ‘Sky Garden’ not only introduces greenery to one of the busiest spot in the city, but also provides pedestrians with shade and seating.

One of the Turkish capital’s most touristic and crowded areas, Ortaköy Square was not an easy location for designing an urban garden. Continue reading

What Are Natural Swimming Pools?

Natural swimming pools are pools that use plants and other biofilters instead of chemicals to keep the water clean. The trend, which started in Europe in the mid 80s, is now making its way throughout North America. With a number of health and cost benefits, it’s easy to see why these chemical-free pools are a popular trend in the home swimming pool world. Continue reading

How to Start a Vertical Garden?

Choose a Wall

For vertical garden-building advice, we talked to Philip Yates

of the Singer Hill Café in Oregon City,
Ore., founder of website The Vertical Garden Institute.Yates says he learned through a lot of trial
and error, and also used the book The Vertical Garden by
Patrick Blanc, a botanist considered the inventor of vertical gardens, as a guide.

Start by choosing a wall. “If you’ve got a wall that’s ugly, that’s the one you’re going to want to do,” Yates says. The good news is that almost any wall will do, and unless you want to build a very large vertical garden or plant trees, you don’t need to worry about weight load. Continue reading