Urban Green: 8 Ingenious Small-Space Window Garden Ideas

Hanging Gutter Garden DIY Project

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Need something a little less conceptual and a tad easier to build? For the weekend do-it-yourself project, try this NestInStyle gutter garden composed of simple materials like PVC piping, chain link or metal wire rope.

Fresh Tips & Ideas from Window Farms

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Still want something DIY-style, but perhaps of an intermediate or advanced level? WindowFarms collects and distributes information, tips and examples of great window gardens and related technologies.

Suspended Upside-Down Ceiling Pots

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So you want to fill up some non-window space with greenery, but lack the shelves or spare square footage on the floor for the task? A retention disk keeps soil in place as you hang these minimalist black-or-white pots (so-called Skyplanters) by Boskke from ceilings above (or the tops of window frames, if so inclined).

Urban Gardening Condos Grow from the Ground Up

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Finally, a bit of inspiration for those with the luxury of starting from scratch – this houses by Ryue Nishizawa and Vo Trong Nghia include window-oriented greenery from start to finish, creating light and privacy filters via organic green screens that wrap their respective facades.