Added by Lee Mitchell on July 12, 2008 at 8:41am — No Comments
At Sixth and I streets NW, amid the Chinatown bustle, Nancy Somerville is standing in front of a rolling meadow sprinkled with black-eyed Susans. It's no urban mirage: This colorful mosaic of plants lives four stories high atop the American Society of Landscape Architects' building. Somerville, the society's chief executive, is one of her industry's biggest advocates of green roofs -- layers of soil and hardy plants that replace conventional black-tar… Continue
Added by Ecolocitizen on July 9, 2008 at 9:35am — No Comments
Urban Farming helped turn this empty lot in Detroit into a garden with neat rows of collard greens and tomatoes.
Eric Parrish has lived in Detroit for more than 15 years. He says he recently started gardening with Urban Farming because it helps turn things around in his city.
Added by Ecolocitizen on June 11, 2008 at 9:07am — No Comments
IN the shadows of the elevated tracks toward the end of the No. 3 line in East New York, Brooklyn, with an April chill still in the air, Denniston and Marlene Wilks gently pulled clusters of slender green shoots from the earth, revealing a… Continue
Added by Ecolocitizen on June 10, 2008 at 4:56pm — No Comments
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Added by Larry Chang on June 6, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments