Bottle Farm

This shorn wine bottle growing wall is a riff on a window farm. In this low-tech version, the gardener mixes the nutrients and water and manually waters the top row, allowing the solution to slowly drip down through the bottles.

Bottle Farm

This shorn wine bottle growing wall is a riff on a window farm. In this low-tech version, the gardener mixes the nutrients and water and manually waters the top row, allowing the solution to slowly drip down through the bottles.

Mint from Mars

Using lab glassware, rocks from Mars and and a little imagination, Heather Wray of Rooftop Gardens Inc. and I created this space age hanging planter for the window of a unique coffee shop in Toronto’s Bloordale. The Intergalactic Travel Authority

Mint from Mars

Using lab glassware, rocks from Mars and and a little imagination, Heather Wray of Rooftop Gardens Inc. and I created this space age hanging planter for the window of a unique coffee shop in Toronto’s Bloordale. The Intergalactic Travel Authority

Gregor Robertson and Majora Carter visit the Alexander green roof

Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson and activist Majora Carter visited the Alexander Street Green roof (now known as Strawberry Fields) in 2009. Majora and Gregor were on the roof as part of the Strathcona Business Improvement Association’s Sustainability 2.0 conference. Majora Carter

Gregor Robertson and Majora Carter visit the Alexander green roof

Vancouver’s Mayor Gregor Robertson and activist Majora Carter visited the Alexander Street Green roof (now known as Strawberry Fields) in 2009. Majora and Gregor were on the roof as part of the Strathcona Business Improvement Association’s Sustainability 2.0 conference. Majora Carter

A green wall in a Mexico City alleyway

Last month, while exploring the historical centre of Mexico City, I came across a stunning example of an outdoor green wall – in an alleyway. Planted with sedums, sempervivums, vines and flowers, the warm climate allowed for a diverse range

A green wall in a Mexico City alleyway

Last month, while exploring the historical centre of Mexico City, I came across a stunning example of an outdoor green wall – in an alleyway. Planted with sedums, sempervivums, vines and flowers, the warm climate allowed for a diverse range

Heatley Ave green roof on TV again

This segment about the Heatley Avenue green roof and it’s benefits will air on television screens across the United States on the show VJIam this week. If you want to find out when you can view us, here’s the show

Heatley Ave green roof on TV again

This segment about the Heatley Avenue green roof and it’s benefits will air on television screens across the United States on the show VJIam this week. If you want to find out when you can view us, here’s the show