Who said that green living was just for owners of properties with yards? You can exercise your green thumbs in your condo, too. Below, you will find some simple and effective tips for doing a little gardening in your condo.
In an attempt to break down the barriers between functional hydroponic systems and elegant living room furniture, Stevie Meder has designed Max, the ‘Living’ room hydroponic coffee table. Designed for limited spaces, the Max hydroponic coffee table makes indoor gardening easier for the urban dwellers. The unique design features an alligator-like open mouth to accommodate your plants. While the mechanics are concealed in the rear curvature, the controls are placed in the glass case above.
Indoor gardening is fun and a neat solution for people living in compact urban apartments to exercise their green thumb. We have earlier covered some of the best indoor planters for the urban spaces and this time, we have the new Living Table from the house of Habitat Horticulture, a company founded with a goal of bringing greenery into the everyday lives of city inhabitants. The Living Table offers a new spin on the idea of ‘Garden to Table’ concept and brings greenery right on to home or office tables.
Offering an easy solution for the urbanites with limited space to grow fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the year, the newly launched LED Mini Garden from InHomeGardening makes for a great holiday gift for indoor gardening lovers. The LED Mini Garden is perfect for those who love miniature gardening to grow other small leafy veggies, herbs or flowers. At just 7” wide and 14” long, the compact LED Mini Garden is small enough to be placed on your kitchen counter or any other small spaces inside your home.
Lately we introduced you to some of the most elegant indoor planters for urban apartments, and the latest with us for indoor gardening lovers is the Patch Planter, which has been created by Vancouver-based entrepreneur Kent Houston. The Patch lets you grow fresh herbs and vegetables throughout the year in the comfort of your own home with its self-watering system, which runs water into the soil through capillary action. All you need to do is to make sure that there is water in the reservoir.
If you live in an urban apartment setting, chances are you do not have too much of space. Since living space has always been a premium, it’s of utmost importance that the urban dwellers choose the furnishings intelligently to make the most of the available space. If you love indoor gardening, but don’t have enough space for all their favorite plants, you need not fret. There is a range of stylish yet highly functional indoor planter designs, which not only let you grow fresh herbs and veggies all year round, but also save your floor and shelf space. Hit the jump to see some of the most elegant indoor planters for urban apartments.
We have seen some amazing concepts in indoor gardening earlier, and the latest with us is the Fogger from the house of VAKANTdesign. Perfect for both indoor and outdoor use, the Fogger is a vertical planter that lets you grow fresh herbs and vegetables all year round. All you need to do is to put the pre-germinated seedlings of fruits and veggies into the pillar with the neoprene plugs. Fill in the tank with water, add organic fertilizer, connect the system to the power source and you are all set to go.
The latest concept in indoor gardening comes from the house of Kitchen Garden Co., which is run by Glen McLeod and Josh Engwerda, who share a passion for cooking, gardening and design. The Kitchen Garden allows homeowners and chefs grow fresh herbs and vegetables throughout the year in a climate controlled environment. The Kitchen Garden features LED lights that have been evenly spaced for best light distribution. The special blue and red LED lights help plants grow healthy without sunlight.
We have seen some pretty nice and functional concepts in indoor gardening to date. Considering the size and weight of the regular flowerpots, bulk transportation could create a few problems. Deisgned by Wang Fan, Li Yi Fan, Zhou Hong Ru, He Yi and Wan Jun Yang, the Flexible Flowerpot addresses this issue effectively, as it can be shipped flat and converted into a flowerpot shape when needed. The Flexible Flowerpot comprises of soft and hard components. While the hard elements, which are biodegradable organic materials, support the pot structure, the soft part is made with waterproof cloth.
If you love indoor gardening, but do not have the space to accommodate all your favorite plants, the Rotating Pot concept might interest you. A red dot award winner, The Rotating Pot is designed by Son Semi and lets you grow two plants in a single pot that can be hung in the mid-air. The neat concept not only lets you enjoy greenery indoors, but also saves your floor and shelf space. The Rotating Pot column feature two sections, with each featuring a sponge that’s kept intact with a wire and a cap.