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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary…

Where does your garden grow?  Rumor has it urban garden design was big at Maison & Objet last month with many vendors playing off of Patrick Blanc‘s popular vertical gardens with creative flair.  Not only did companies incorporate every day accessories such as mirrors into their designs…

H2O Architects - Mirroir en Herbe

H2O Architects - Mirroir en Herbe

but some went even further by turning plants onto their heads!

Boskke - Sky Planter

Boskke - Sky Planter

It seems that there’s no limit as to where you can grow a garden these days.  Plants are being used as art on a wall…

Wooly Pocket - Wally Living Wall System

Woolly Pocket - Wally Living Wall System

Flora Grubb Gardens - Vertical Garden Panel

Flora Grubb Gardens - Vertical Garden Panel

As a fashionable accessory for the “eco-chic”…

Paula Hayes - Living Necklace

Paula Hayes - Living Necklace

Wooly Pocket - Living Handbag

Woolly Pocket - Living Handbag

Or as a treasured keepsake…

Viva Terra - Recycled Glass Terrarium

Viva Terra - Recycled Glass Terrarium

So tell us, dear readers, how and where does your garden grow?

Photos from the Los Angeles Times, Boskke, Woolly Pocket, Flora Grubb Gardens, Paula Hayes and Viva Terra

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  • Reply Lushe February 4, 2010 at 7:27 am

    Flora does some great vertical gardens.


    • Reply carolyn February 4, 2010 at 11:43 am

      Lushe, I took a look at the site and they’re great. Thanks for the information.
      – The Buzz –

  • Reply Ashley February 4, 2010 at 11:32 am

    Great post! When you live in an apartment, it’s easy to forget about plant upkeep and garden tending.

    I try to liven up the place by keeping a small fresh herb garden (great for cooking!) and at least one plant. Especially in the winter it really makes a difference.

    I love the recycled glass terrarium pictured, I definitely want to try something like that. 🙂

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