How to Design a Rooftop Garden

We’ve talked about looking up when designing a garden, especially in a small space. Well, how about looking WAY up – as in, your rooftop? Urban gardeners have been planting atop their homes for generations, and green roofs are very trendy, yet rooftop gardening is gaining popularity for many reasons. These gardens take advantage of […]

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Add Some ‘Wow’ Factor To Your ‘Hood With a Sidewalk Garden

Want to get to know your neighbors better while improving everyone’s curb appeal? Why not dig in and create gardens between your sidewalks and the street? Those otherwise bland spaces – also known as hellstrips – can add texture, fragrance and color. Many organizations, including San Francisco’s Friends of the Urban Forest, coordinate sidewalk garden […]

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