If you wish to indulge in the ancient Japanese art of Bonkei, the 3D depiction of landscapes in miniature, the Lenami planters from the Japanese brand Metaphys are a great option. The Lenami row-houses micro landscape planters are beautiful models of residential buildings, which come complete with stairs leading up to the roof where you can grow small foliage like moss or succulents. Lenami means a row of houses in Japanese.
The living spaces in the cities are shrinking fast, which prevents many homeowners from exercising their green thumb. Winner of the illustrious “I Design Award” in Building Components and Sanitaryware Design Category, the Grobric is an urban micro-farming product that can be integrated into the walls of your home at the point of construction. Designed by Manojna Bellur, the Grobric can be used to grow food plants both inside and outside of the house.
Having fresh herbs and veggies from your very own garden sounds great, but it’s not easy for people living in compact urban apartments. We have earlier introduced you to some of the most amazing and functional indoor planters for urban apartments and today, we have the TubePot from the house of Greenamic. The TubePot desktop grow tube is an indoor planter that uses hydroponics technology to help homeowners grow fresh produce throughout the year. With the Greenamic TubePot, you need less space, less water, no soil and no pesticides.
Barcelona based designer Mario Ruiz, who designed the acoustic panel Soundwave Botanic for Offecct last year, has designed a range of complementary products this year, including the Soundwave Planter. The Soundwave Planter is an O2ASIS inspired flower box that combines the benefits of the Soundwave system with a nice way to bring greenery indoors. Perfect for both private and public spaces, the Offecct Soundwave planter opens doors for exciting interiors.
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.
If happen to live in a compact space, you must save space when you can. If you are into indoor gardening and love fish equally, you are surely going to like the Aquaponics Garden, a project by Back to the Roots. The Aquaponics Garden combines a stylish tabletop fish tank that cleans itself and a planter into one unit. It lets homeowners grow fresh herbs and vegetables throughout the year while watching their favorite fish swim underneath the planter. A closed-loop ecosystem, the Aquaponics Garden lets you grow a range of fresh produce, including beans, basil, thyme, baby greens, oregano, mint, parsley, spinach and many more.
If you are into indoor gardening and wish to have fresh herbs right inside the walls, the GrowMe might interest you. Designed by Embla Vigfúsdóttir, a product designer born in Iceland and currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark, the GrowMe is a self-watering pot for herbs. The planter comprises of two ceramic bowls, a balloon, soil, herb seeds and a special thread. The lower bowl needs to be filled with water occasionally and the wick transfers the water to the roots of the plant in the soil.