A cool test tube chandelier, exactly what seeds to winter sow, highlights from Maison & Objet, a lost wedding ring is found growing on a carrot, the end of botanical Latin, a memoir about growing pot, and more in today's Links We Love.
Igloo hotels, a malt factory transforms into an urban roof farm in Berlin, a mountain retreat in New Mexico, Apple's new campus, DIY Christmas decorations, a wild tree house with a drawbridge, and a proposed floating garden park for Taiwan.
A British town grows vegetables that anyone can harvest, a plan to cover the Eiffel Tower in trees, the Ice Cube video about his love for Eames, and a nine-mile park on an abandonned railway in New Haven, Connecticut.
Bikers race through the streets with plants on their heads (above), the 2012 International Landscape Design Award competition is now open, a Lego tree house, succulent ornaments, Patrick Blanc's vertical gardens, the Windowfarms Project, clothing that grows, the underground "Low-Line" park, and the online release of the urban planning documentary Urbanized.
Links we love include Menagerie, a new book of photographer Sharon Montrose's animal portraits (above), Chez Panisse menus, a tour of a green home in San Francisco, DIY chalkboard lamps made from old plastic planters, and an Art Nouveau poster of...Natalie Portman!
An architectually elegant garden shed/greenhouse (above); Urbanized, by Gary Hustwit (whose earlier films include Helvetica and Objectified), opens this weekend; a Google Earth view of well-known gardens, including the High Line, Kensington Gardens, and Koganei Park; and answers to all the mushroom questions you wanted to ask in this week's Links We Love.
A ShelterPop interview with our Editor-in-Chief, D. Landreth Seed Company is struggling and may go out of business if money is not raised, Frances Palmer's pottery is on sale, and more, in today's links we love.
We take a look at some of the most imaginative gardening blogs out there on the world wide web, starting with Pruned, a wonderful landscape architecture blog that seems a world away from what we normally think of as the garden.
Turning an old grill into a planter; Barbie's dream house, now with green roofs (right); Tom Colicchio's secret rooftop farm; a new giant fungus; how to can; thieves at community gardens; and more! All in today's Links We Love.