What’s The Point Of Artificial Plants? #technature

Fake Nature Lately I've felt very tempted to buy a fake tree for my apartment but there's a tiny voice in my head warning me off. Sacrilege, it's saying! The thin end of the wedge! Soon you'll find yourself replacing all your real plants with plastic and your soul will wither. But, I don't know. … Continue reading What’s The Point Of Artificial Plants? #technature

Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders

Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders of the Urban Wilderness by Nathanael Johnson, 2016 It all started with Nathanael Johnson's decision to teach his daughter the name of every tree they passed on their walk to daycare in San Francisco. This project turned into a quest to … Continue reading Unseen City: The Majesty of Pigeons, the Discreet Charm of Snails & Other Wonders

Indoor Gardening

Indoor Gardening at IKEA

Indoor gardening may be something you already do, but this April  IKEA is introducing a rather different challenge designed to take most of us beyond the drooping pot of basil on the window sill. They are launching an indoor gardening series that lets you grow your own tasty lettuce and herbs in water. Developed in … Continue reading Indoor Gardening at IKEA