How to Make your own Fragrant Herb Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Whether you want to take up a new hobby, save money on recipes or just have an aromatic atmosphere in your home, setting up a fragrant herb garden is great for just about anyone! Check out some of these popular fragrant herbs and how to care for them so they’ll thrive indoors this winter! How to Make your own Fragrant Herb Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to Make your own Fragrant Herb Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Soil is Alive! [Visual + Video] — ecogreenlove

World Soil Day (WSD), 5 December is the United Nations Observance that celebrates healthy soils for a food-secure future. This years’ campaign “Keep soil alive, Protect soil biodiversity” urges us to focus our attention on the workers belowground – from tiny bacteria to agile millipedes and slimy earthworms – all of which contribute to processes that are indispensable to life on Earth. Soil is Alive! [Visual … Continue reading Soil is Alive! [Visual + Video] — ecogreenlove

Amazing Advantages of Vertical Gardening — ecogreenlove

No matter what time of the year it is, it is always the perfect time to make a garden. One of the most popular gardening trends is the vertical garden. They don’t just look really beautiful they are also so popular because they provide a lot of environmental benefits and can help you save some money. Amazing Advantages of Vertical Gardening — ecogreenlove Continue reading Amazing Advantages of Vertical Gardening — ecogreenlove

Natural History Museum gardens to be transformed in to a five-acre green space and biodiversity hub in revamp

Plans for a five-acre green space and biodiversity hub in the heart of London, which will see the revamp of the Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Gardens, has been given the green light. The redesign of the gardens in London’s South Kensington, which was recently approved by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, will increase and extend the existing habitats of around 3,300 species, while helping … Continue reading Natural History Museum gardens to be transformed in to a five-acre green space and biodiversity hub in revamp

Houston Botanic Garden: Nature reclaims former golf course with 350 different plant species

Nature has reclaimed a former golf course in Houston, which has now become home to the Houston Botanic Garden. The 132-acre garden, which opened on 18 September after two years of construction, showcases plants from southeast Texas and from around the world. With Sims Bayou running through and around the northern edge of the site, the Houston Botanic Garden features more than 350 different plant … Continue reading Houston Botanic Garden: Nature reclaims former golf course with 350 different plant species

The Hothouse: London’s pop-up tropical hothouse seeks to highlight the reality of a rapidly changing climate

A pop-up tropical hothouse in East London seeks to demonstrate the effects of climate change whilst also celebrating the beauty and resilience of plants. The Hothouse, which is currently on display at International Quarter London near Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London’s Stratford, will provide a controlled habitat for cultivating plants that would not ordinarily grow within the UK’s climate. London-based architecture practice, Studio Weave teamed … Continue reading The Hothouse: London’s pop-up tropical hothouse seeks to highlight the reality of a rapidly changing climate

Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Have you ever dreamed of ditching the city and heading out for wide open spaces where you can live off the land, only to then remember that farming is actually really hard work? Luckily, new planned communities called agrihoods let you embrace a farm-to-table lifestyle while leaving the crop cultivating to the professionals. Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Anatomy of an Agrihood [Infographic] — ecogreenlove