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

Gardening Tips to Heed This Summer — ecogreenlove

Whether you’re planting and taking care of vegetables or a variety of blooms, gardening is an activity that allows us to leave much of the stress in our lives behind and focus on growing things with our hands. Summer is still a good season for gardening despite the rising temperatures. Here are some tips that will help make it so. Gardening Tips to Heed This Summer … Continue reading Gardening Tips to Heed This Summer — ecogreenlove

Ways to Construct an Eco-Friendly Balcony Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove

It’s important to realize that our consumption patterns impact the environment. Consider the fact that each day 80,000 acres of forests disappear from the earth and more than 20,000 tons of plastic are dumped into the ocean. Furthermore, a significant portion of the food that many of us eat travels long distances before ending up in our supermarkets that we then need to drive our … Continue reading Ways to Construct an Eco-Friendly Balcony Garden [Visual] — ecogreenlove

Windsor Castle to open its terrace garden, boasting 3,500 rose bushes, for the first time in over 40 years

Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, is to open its East Terrace Garden to the public for the first time in more than 40 years. Visitors to the castle will be able to tour the garden – whose highlights include 3,500 rose bushes planted around a central fountain – on weekends during August and September. Created in the 1820s, the … Continue reading Windsor Castle to open its terrace garden, boasting 3,500 rose bushes, for the first time in over 40 years