Quirky Flat-Pack Bird Nest Boxes Give Shelter to Little Winged Creatures

October 7, 2011 by  
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These cool Mr and Mrs Birdee nest boxes are the perfect lure to get a flock of birds flying into your garden for shelter. Spotted at this year’s London Design Festival , these awesome bird shelters by  The Small Green Company’s caught our eye with their unique design and simple purpose. Read the rest of Quirky Flat-Pack Bird Nest Boxes Give Shelter to Little Winged Creatures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bird feeder , bird garden , birds nests , garden design nests , mr and mrs birdee , recycled cardboard packaging , small green company , wooden bird nest boxes

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How Nature Makes Soil, And You Can Too (Video)

August 26, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Ecofilms Australia From helping to convert arid, salty desert into a productive permaculture garden , to reminding us of the astounding fact that there are 40 tons of life in just one acre of soil , Geoff Lawton knows a thing or two about the magic of soil. Here he reveals a few choice places where nature likes to make soil (it’s not where you’d think!)—and tells us how to take advantage of … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Philadelphia’s Magic Garden Is a Mosaic of Recycled Materials

March 10, 2011 by  
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Artist Isaiah Zagar is a Philadelphia legend. Since 1994, Zagar and his wife have recycled broken bottles and other found objects into beautiful mosaics around the city, with an fantastical homebase called the Magic Garden. Located on Philadelphia’s trendy South Street, the Magic Garden is a labyrinth of  glass bottles ,  bicycle wheels, discarded ceramic plates, hand made tiles, and shards of mirror that form walls and tunnels, as well as decorative mosaics that even feature poetry! Read the rest of Philadelphia’s Magic Garden Is a Mosaic of Recycled Materials http://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/ohttp://www.inhabitat.com/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=better_feedptions-general.php?page=better_feed Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Eyes Gallery , Isaiah Zagar , Magic Garden , Mosaics , philadelphia , recycled bottles , Recycled Materials

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