urban gardening

13 New Rules for City Gardening

– Posted in: Garden Design
18 Century Philadelphia Garden

I've been devouring the spring blooms in Philadelphia over the past 2 weeks. As I take my daily morning walk, I'm amazed at the simple beauty of the plantings in both personal and public spaces. When walking down a city street, window boxes, container plantings, trees judiciously positioned, and pots strategically placed on the steps [...]

Micro-Gardening: How It Transforms Philadelphia Into An Urban Jewel

– Posted in: Garden Design, Garden Travels
2014-01-15 01.36.20.jpg- Micro-Gardening in Philadelphia

Green roofs and walls, urban agriculture, planting trees, and large swathes of native plantings are what most gardeners discuss when the topic of gardening in urban areas arises. What often goes unnoticed is small space gardening - window boxes, containers, and entryways. It doesn't matter whether it's a celebration of color with a variety of [...]