Category Archives: The Soft Green Stuff

Planting Design

Australian Garden Stage 2: Bridge Opening

On the 19th of October the bridge and the stage 2 works at the Australia Garden were opened to the public. It was fantastic to see the new works being explored by members of the public and from what I … Continue reading

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CTA Rail Car Converted into Mobile Garden | Colossal

CTA Rail Car Converted into Mobile Garden   I public transport to work every day –this would make me get up even earlier every morning if I knew I could jump on a mobile green train that leaves at 7.55am. … Continue reading

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Episode 1 French Adventures – Versailles

Recently my travels took me to France, and over the next few weeks, I’ll be sifting through my 2000+ photos to post the favorites from the trip.  First is Versailles.  The must see Palace and Garden in the Paris region.  … Continue reading

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Vozdvizhenka Air Base – A Post-Soviet Era Landscape

From io9.com: http://smitsmitty.livejournal.com If you ever find yourself 60 miles north of Vladivostok in the city of Ussuriysk, you can visit the crumbling Vozdvizhenka Air Base, where gutted planes sit in the open for trespassers to explore. Crazily enough, security’s … Continue reading

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Gardens of Mt Macedon

My husband and I spent last weekend in Woodend, and got the chance to explore some of the lovely private open gardens of the area.  It was refreshing, after seven years of drought in Melbourne, to see amazing Autumn colours … Continue reading

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Desert Kites are actually Ancient Abbattoirs

An interesting article written by Gawker reporter, Alasdair Wilkins, on some recent links between the mysterious “desert kites” which are located in what archaeologists call the Northern Levant – a swathe of land which is described on Archeowiki (that’s OK, … Continue reading

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Farm in Tokyo

Image via ArchDaily © ON design partners To ensure produce is fresh, a farm has been estiblish next door to a restuarant in Tokyo. Lets hope that the little boxes can pump out the fresh vegies and keep up with … Continue reading

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