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Urban Green

LOOK: This Garden Is The Opposite Of Boring

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Don't think you're a gardener? This may change your mind.

LOOK: Is This A Tree Or A Weed?

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

We consider ourselves pretty garden savvy, but one Redditor has us stumped. User Senyin uploaded photos of this, er, plant and explained "we had a stu...

PHOTOS: This Garden Would Be Banned In A Lot Of Places

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

But this gardener really doesn't seem to mind... or care.

WATCH: The Really Surprising Benefit Of Gardening

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Besides envy-inducing flowers, of course.

PHOTOS: 10 Of The Most Charming Cottage Gardens

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

All outdoor spaces are unique in their own way. But if you're really looking to up the ante in yours, we recommend take a cue from these lovely cottag...

PHOTOS: Famous Designer Makes A Very Unexpected Move

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

You know his name from many collaborations, but we never thought he'd lend his talents to this.

LOOK: The Most Creative Container Garden Ever

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Repurposing an old wagon is pretty and practical.

PHOTOS: 10 Hot Green Inventions

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

The simple things in life can also be some of the greenest. Biking to work slashes overall carbon emissions when compared to driving or using publi...

5 Ways To Use An Urban Backyard

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Networx's Steve Graham: City dwellers often rely on botanical gardens and city parks for their outdoor fix, but many may have a perfectly good...

Green Burial Trend Could Also Restore Ocean Ecosystems

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Melissa Breyer: Of all the strange ways to get buried in this world, the western tradition of burial may be the most b...

PHOTOS: Inside Angela Lindvall's Eco-Fabulous Home

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Girl's got a classic Yurt in her backyard -- can't get more green than that.

Existing Buildings "to Live" for

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

It just goes to prove again that even historic, commercial buildings can become energy-efficient and economically sustainable.

5 Reasons To Love Sustainable Architecture

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

By Chris Baribeau, Modus Studio for LiveScience: Chris Baribeau is principal architect and co-founder of Fayetteville, Ark.-based architecture firm...

12 Clever Uses For Dental Floss

Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: Dental floss is something you should always have around – and hopefully you’re using it every day to clean betwe...

Keep Your Garden Tools Looking Like New

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Ah, 'tis the season to be out in the yard, planting and pruning. And the last thing you want to deal with is a corroded pair of shears or trowel. Luck...

A Planter Made From A Milk Carton And 6 Other Cool Ideas

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's no need to spend money on expensive holders from the garden center.

Urban Green and the Cost of Progress: A Counterintuitive Book on Sustainability

James Grundvig | Posted 12.02.2012 | Books
James Grundvig

In reading Urban Green, growth can now be equated to a ticking time bomb. Something in society and nature has to give. But what?