Monday, January 30, 2012

Garden Ornaments

Since it's the middle of the winter, interesting front-yard vegetable gardens are hard to find. Let's take a break from all things practical and have some fun. I'm going to do a series of blogs on the creative garden ornaments and decorations that I've seen in my neighbourhood over the past several years. I promise--no gnomes or wishing wells! I like seeing the pottery when I walk on the back lane past this garage:

Oops, this chair has no seat anymore, but it's a colourful addition to the corner:This chair's rocking days are over:
More fun to come...

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Airport Food at O'Hare

In the bustle of Chicago's O'Hare Airport, it is easy to miss the new O'Hare Urban Garden. Its towers are a showpiece of growing edibles with the newest technology, successful enough to produce herbs and vegetables for some of the airport's restaurants. You can find the world's first vertical aeroponic garden in an airport in the rotunda between Terminals 2 and 3.

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