Posts tagged "gardening"

Home Inspiration: 9 DIY Indoor Gardening Tutorials

Being short on outdoor space doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a treeless life of concrete and stuffy air. Try out some of these indoor gardening techniques to turn your home into your very own mini-jungle!

Claire Hannum / May 5, 2015

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: For The Mom With A Green Thumb

Does your mom prefer outdoors to in? Does she treat her rose bushes with the kind of love you thought was only reserved for future grandchildren? Does she scoff at store bought tomatoes and lettuce? Sounds like you’ve got a mom with a green thumb. Here are 10 gifts that are perfect for her thi…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 8, 2012

Is A Hallucinogen Growing In Gwyneth Paltrow’s Garden?

Gwyneth Paltrow has to unwind sometime, right? Well, her blog post over at GOOP from yesterday has many people wondering if she uses a little herbal assistance in doing so. In yesterday’s post, she described the herbs and vegetables she’s planted in her garden for the summer and gave accompanying photos. In one of the…

Grow Meat-Eating Plants At Your Desk

Attention all geeks! If you were a science fair groupie or simply loved biology class, take note: you can grow a personal garden of meat-eating plants with this Desktop Carnivorous Plant Set. When you’re bored in the office or simply want a way to procrastinate when you’re on deadline, this plant set will surely come…

Lauren Gold / July 29, 2010

Greetings That Will Grow On You

For when flowers are too much and a Chia Pet is inappropriate, choose the Postcarden, a mailable pop-up greeting card/desk garden. Each 3D cityscape comes with a packet of watercress seeds, allowing the recipient to sprinkle them into the card’s crevices, water, and watch the greenery grow. Perfect for cheering up someone’s workspace or dra…

Leonora Epstein / July 7, 2010

The Lazy Girl’s Insta-Garden

Who doesn’t want local, fresh vegetables—especially when those veggies are, like, from your backyard local. Just because you don’t have hours of free time to slave away in the dirt and blazing sun, doesn’t mean you can’t follow Mrs. O’s gardening lead. Behold, your very own roll out and grow garden kit. The Roll-Out Veg…

Nina Carbone / August 12, 2009

Gardening’s Good Sex Guarantee

If you want your boyfriend to give you good lovin’ for years to come, make him go prune some bushes (no, not yours). Researchers at Medical University of Vienna found that 30 minutes of weeding, digging, or mowing were enough to reduce the risk of impotence by about 38 percent. And men who work off…

Catherine Strawn / January 16, 2009

Frisky Quote Of The Day: Mick Jagger

“I like looking at gardens. I like to watch other people working in gardens.” — Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger, in Maxim [Star Pulse]…

Simcha / March 21, 2008