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A l'intérieur Peek à la ferme verticale de l'aéroport O'Hare

A l'intérieur Peek à la ferme verticale de l'aéroport O'Hare
January 23, 2012 by Robin Plaskoff Horton Photo: Future Growing After traveling a lot for the majority of my career, airport delays are usually not something I get excited about. Photo: LaManda Joy Set in a seemingly unused nook of the G Terminal, a mezzanine space has been transformed into a high-tech urban garden. Photo: Future Growing The genius behind the O’Hare installation is Future Growing LLC, the same company responsible for the amazing rooftop garden that fuels the kitchens of New York City restaurant, Bell, Book and Candle, where I dined on a recent visit to that city. A series of vertical PVC towers with high-powered (“wear your sunglasses” high-powered) lights grow a variety of herbs, greens, edible flowers and a few tomato plants. Edible flowers on one tower, and on the other, lettuce ready to package for the airports restaurants. Water receptacles under the towers house pumps that manage recirculation of water and nutrients. Photo: LaManda Joy Related:  Jardin verticalGarden

Plantez une tour de jardin vertical This vertical garden contains a few edible surprises. Thomas J. Story Click to Enlarge It used to be that a good excuse for not growing edibles was lack of room. At first glance, this 8-foot-high structure, custom-built of plate steel strips with mesh insets, seems to be a column of succulents. The metal basin on top catches rainwater (and fog) for irrigating. Design: Vera Gates, Arterra Landscape Architects, San Francisco (415/861-3100) Do it yourself: 1. 2. 3. DIY tower: $140 Pictured tower: $2,000 to build More: Take a tour of this urban home Vertical Gardens Permaculture Courses by Frank Gapinski Making use of vertical wall space located in a sunny spot is a great way to grow your garden. In fact you don’t need pumps or complicated equipment to start growing your own vegetable garden. As long as you have a consistent amount of sunshine of around 6 hours per day and a collection of plastic drink containers and some ingenuity you can create a mini vegetable garden and have it self-water the system. Consider this novel approach to harnessing gravity to feed your garden. Easy Vertical Bottle Garden All you need is a small amount of vertical space around a balcony or an open window which can hang or store a vertical array of drink bottles that can grow all your herbs and lettuce easily. Drill a hole through each screw-on bottle top lid so that water can drip from one bottle down to the next. Cut the base of the second bottle so the neck of the first bottle can funnel into the second bottle.

Garden Tower Project - The Garden Tower Project Réaliser un jardin vertical extérieur avec des bouteilles en plastiques | Le coin potagerLe coin potager Allier recyclage et jardinage ? C’est possible en réalisant un jardin vertical à l’extérieur qui servira à faire pousser des salades, des tomates, des aromatiques, et bien d’autres encore. Avec peu d’espace sur un balcon ou bien un grand jardin déjà bien occupé, le potager vertical est à la portée de tous ! Pourquoi réaliser un jardin vertical extérieur avec des bouteilles ? Un jardin vertical à l’extérieur est une solution pour tous ceux qui manquent de place et qui souhaitent faire pousser des végétaux chez eux. Les bouteilles plastiques conviennent très bien pour la culture verticale. Des bouteilles plastiques pour un jardin écologique ? Aujourd’hui le plastique fait peur. Recycler : un geste écologique et économique Le côté écologique dans un jardin vertical extérieur est avant tout dû au fait que l’on recycle des bouteilles plastiques. Un apport en eau ciblé Un des autres aspects écologique / économique est l’utilisation de l’eau. Dans une bouteille, il y a peu de place.

Top 10 Best DIY Garden Ideas by Magda Knight Indoor plant art. Urban and guerilla gardening. Upcycling plant containers. Moss graffiti, seed bombs and more... These 10 great DIY garden ideas approach greenery as life and art. 1. Photo: Eco Village International Network Turning a shoe organizer into a vertical herb garden is a clever idea. 2. Photo and moss graffiti recipe: Yababoon Make like UK artist Anna Garforth. 3. Photo: Duitang While it's much easier to make vases with plastic bottles, glass is just... nicer. 4. Photo: Greenaid Seed bombs are a guerilla gardening technique. 5. Photo: Squidoo The classic used container is, of course, an upcycled enamel bath, sink or toilet. 6. Photo: Simply Albany Stick to succulents when you make a mason jar wall plant. 7. Photo and frame tutorial: Boys Life You can make this compact vegetable garden from scratch, and plant as you harvest to ensure a small space ends up being very productive. 8. Photo: Reckless Abandon Do you like to cook with green onions / scallions? 9. 10.

6 Luscious Living Vertical Gardens Bring A Breath Of Fresh Air Indoors Growing plants indoors is nothing new, but vertical gardens are all the rage now - these leafy green walls can turn any drab interior space into a lush green oasis. Living wall installations also improve indoor air quality while uplifting your mood. Landscape architects and expert plant installers around the world are latching on to this growing trend and becoming quite adept at creating these luscious living vertical gardens - read on to see some of our favorite indoor vertical gardens! Vertical Garden Cleans Air Inside Office Building In Spain Drexel University’s Biowall Vertical Garden Window Front at Barcelona’s Replay Store Lush Interior Vertical Garden at the Yoyogi Village in Tokyo Stelmat Headquarters Makes A Bold Statement With A Living Wall & Green Roof A Living Replica of Central Park Decorates NYC Firm’s Office Wall Located in an atrium in Elche, Spain, this huge vertical garden tretches up all the way to the ceiling.

Le jardin potager vertical – Une culture idéale ? | Le coin potagerLe coin potager Comment manger ses propres salades tout l’été sans avoir de potager ? Comment optimiser une surface pour avoir plus de rendements avec moins de travail ? Pour une culture hors-sol, économique et adaptable (presque) partout, le jardin potager vertical est une alternative en passe de conquérir les professionnels comme les particuliers. 1 – qu’est-ce qu’un jardin potager vertical ? Un jardin vertical est une méthode de culture hors-sol, qui permet de cultiver des légumes, et des plantes d’une manière générale, étage par étage. Le principe est de pouvoir cultiver partout, sans avoir obligatoirement de l’espace au sol, du moment que l’on bénéficie d’un ensoleillement correct et d’un peu d’eau. A la différence d’un potager horizontal, le potager vertical permet de produire autant voir plus sur une superficie moins importante. 2 – Quels sont les avantages et les inconvénients du potager vertical ? Avantages Inconvénients 3 – que peut-on y cultiver ?

window farm « Cranberry Compost & Gardening Blog More Fun Garden Projects June 13, 2011 cranpup Container Garden, Farming, flower, Flowers, Garden Decor, Garden Design, Garden Projects, Garden Tools, Gardening, Hydroponics, landscaping, vegetable gardening, vertical garden, Window Farm cucumber, design, farm, farming, flowers, garden, greenhouse, grow, herbs, hydroponics, irrigation, landscaping, pvc, sprinklers, trellis, vegetables, vertical garden, window farm I found something pretty cool yesterday. It’s a site on the internet that shows you all kinds of different things you can make using PVC. Planting a garden in a 4 inch PVC pipe. Build a greenhouse frame using PVC. Build grow rack shelves for starting your plants. Make a nice sprinkler stand for your garden. Build a net house for your plants Make your own hydroponic garden. Build this beautiful cucumber trellis. Window Farming April 16, 2011 cranpup Farming, Gardening, Window Farm farming, garden, gardening, grow, window farm Window Farming

How to Make a Vertical Garden From Disposable Cups December 17, 2011 by Robin Plaskoff Horton Turn man-made into man-saved by creating a Re-DIY vertical green living wall as Turkish design firm Designnobis did. For their Naturewall, the designers collected about ten used plastic disposable coffee cups, washed them off, then created a simple flexible metal holder system to hang the cups, transforming them into a vertical garden. The Naturwall system includes an aluminum metal frame with 10-12 cup holders that one can set up unlimited variations to accomodate any particular size and type of plants. Naturwall received a Green Dot Build Award, which recognizes innovative design and architecture that achieves the highest level of environmental responsibility. via Behance.

3 manières de créer un jardin vertical Édité par WikiHow Traduction, Smallard, Team FR 3 méthodes:Choisir une structure pour jardin verticalChoisir les plantes adéquatesCommencez votre jardin Si votre jardin n'est pas très grand ou si vous avez envie d'y ajouter un degré supplémentaire de texture et d'esthétique, pensez à créer un jardin vertical. De nombreuses plantes, comme les grimpantes, escaladent naturellement les arbres et les murs et peuvent facilement être palissées et s'accrocher aux structures de support de votre choix. Lisez ce qui suit pour savoir comment commencer votre jardin vertical. Publicité Étapes Méthode 1 sur 3: Choisir une structure pour jardin vertical <img alt="Build a Vertical Garden Step 1.jpg" src=" width="670" height="503" id="552f63e431b37">1Achetez une structure de jardin dans votre jardinerie locale. Méthode 2 sur 3: Choisir les plantes adéquates Conseils

Windowfarm | starter permaculture So I’ll be the first to admit that I have no idea what I’m doing. I’m fully shooting from the hip on most of my endeavors as far as gardening is concerned and because of that, I fully expect to make lots of mistakes. To try and minimize my losses though, I’m hitching my bets as much as possible. I’ll be using at least three different techniques to start my seeds this season with hopes that at least one will work well. seed starting tray I purchased a coconut husk seed starting tray from Plantation Garden Centre (very nice people, please support them if you need anything) in the NW of Calgary, and yesterday I used the whole thing to plant basil, thyme, lavender, 4 types of tomatoes, parsley and cilantro. I also purchased a grow light from a local hydroponics store called Quick Grow (also very nice people and really helpful), and I figured out that under my desk is the perfect spot to start seeds. Picture below: Planting seeds After mounting the light, I put the seed tray under there. Caleb

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