Links We Love, 11/2/2012

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Links We Love, 11/2/2012

November 2, 2012
10:14am

Portable tree houses, vertical farms, dried bouquets, and more in today’s Links We Love.

Cocoon Tree is a 130-pound tree house that can be assembled in less than two hours. It sleeps two adults and two children and comes complete with mattress and duvet. [Inhabitat]

What to do with beautiful old furniture that doesn’t quite match your aesthetic? Designer Darryl Carter has found an interesting solution: he rebuilds old furniture, contrasting vintage woods with more modern materials like painted metal and plastic, to create completely unique tables, chairs, and more. [LA Times]

Vertical gardens have been popping up in urban landscapes — from New York City balconies to entire Paris buildings — all around the world. Next up? Vertical farms, says Sky Greens, a Singapore-based company that has designed a vertical farm inside a 30-foot-tall glass greenhouse. It can produce up to one ton of produce every other day. [psfk]

Make your garden last through winter by creating and then drying arrangements. The process transforms fresh flowers and foliage into fragile paper-like sculptures with soft, subdued colors. A great way to have flowers from the garden all year long! [Gardenista]

In the city, I don’t know many people that grow pumpkins, but for those that do, this is your season! Here are fifteen delicious pumpkin recipes from savory to sweet, but mostly sweet! [the kithcn]