Urban Garden Items
When living in the city it is likely that you won't have a great deal of garden space to play with so it is vitally important that you make the most of the area that you do have. It is best not to overly clutter the area because you want to have a space that you can enjoy when the weather is warmer in the summer months. You can do this in a number of different ways, from creating a seating area to adding a fireplace and barbecue that can be enjoyed by yourself and guests.
City living can often mean missing out on having your own garden. It is not easy to include greenery inside a small city apartment or home. We have found some fun garden accessories that bring the outside in.
Islington in London now has a beautiful allotment garden thanks to the minds of some young interior designers. The 18-planter strong hovering allotment garden is the brainchild of students in their final year at the American Intercontinental University (AIU) London.
There will be an English country-themed champagne garden at this year’s Kew the Music festival. The event held at Kew Gardens in London has picked up sponsorship from estate agency Winkworth.
When the weather's nice, the last place you want to be is stuck in a stuffy office, watching everyone else have fun while you pray for home time to arrive. You'd much rather be soaking up the sun in your back garden with friends, enjoying a cool drink as you cook up a storm on the BBQ.
While urban living is an ideal lifestyle sometimes the view of the cityscape can leave you wanting something greener. Company, Garden Beet, has designed the perfect vertical garden for those who want a patch of environment in a limited space.
The impact of urban climate change could be drastically reduced by increasing the amount of green space in cities, a new study has claimed. Current climate change predictions suggest that summer temperatures in the UK may rise by up to 3.5°c by 2050 and urban areas are particularly susceptible.
PlantforLife have teamed up with TV garden designer Matthew Wilson, to develop the 'Urban Guide to the Good Life.' A green manifesto for city dwellers who want to dabble in green and sustainable lifestyles, the guide caters for the increasing number of urbanites pining for the countryside.