Urban gardeners, get growing. This week, Gardenista presents far more than trees sprouting in city settings.
Above: Sophia explores Julie Farris’s low-maintenance rooftop in Cobble Hill, and presents tips for creating a metropolitan meadow in Garden Designer Visit.
Above: In Garden Visit, blogger Christine Chitnis of Providence, Rhode Island, details how to grow a kid-friendly urban vegetable gardenâ€”chickens (and end-of-the-day chicken wrangling) included.
Above: Michele presents a black and white trellis garden that can be built from recycled palletsâ€”see how in Steal This Look.
Above: A peppermint poultice is one of Erin’s seven DIY remedies for taking the itch out of mosquito bites. Who knew? Tea bags also work.
Above: In Radical Urban Gardens from Antwerp, Michelle introduces us to a pair of garden designers who specialize in delivering trees to apartments by crane and other whatever-it-takes green tactics.
Above: Perennials that thrive just about anywhere, including the hellstripâ€””the problem area between your sidewalk and the street”â€”are the subject of Justine’s 10 Easy Pieces. Shown here, fragrant Gray Santolina or Lavender Cotton. We plan to commit the list to memory.