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Sep 0
Sep 0

SPOTTED – The Butterfly Project at Kings Framers, Lewes…

Tweet Last weekend we had to travel over to Lewes to pick up a few bits for the new studio, so took the time to have a bit of a wander around. We always head to Kings Framers as they invariably have a lovely shop window to tempt us with prints, but we were very […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

join us on our Chelsea Fringe edible city foraging walk this saturday…

Tweet Hello everyone. Apologies for the few posts that have disappeared over the past few days, we have been experiencing a bit of a tech melt down… but, we are still here (actually, we are in Berlin at present with Fixperts, but more of that next week) and we will also be getting ready for […]

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May 0
May 0

Monday musings – this years Chelsea Fringe event announced…

Tweet Well, well, well. Where exactly has this year gone? We honestly cannot believe that it is a year since we did our Edible City foraging walk for the Chelsea Fringe festival last year. So – what are we planning on doing this year Another Edible City foraging walk, but this year, we are planning […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Wednesday walls – green walls from plastic bottles…

Tweet Today on Wednesday walls we are looking at a little bit of guerrilla gardening, with this fantastic pop up wall garden, which was installed at a home by Brazilian design studio Rosenbaum to help the underprivileged family gain direct access to food and medicinal herbs. We love this idea – we have written before […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Monday musings – the new start of grow your own…

Tweet It appears as though we have been rather blessed with an early and sudden start to a hot spring. It has literally snuck up on us all, but wandering into the garden last week, we discovered that everything has woken up and is growing at the rate of knots. We also visited two different […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

SPOTTED – the first sweet violets of the year. Get foraging…

Tweet So. It appears that spring has sprung. For a bit anyway. With the sudden sun, the ground has started to warm up and both the plants and weeds alike are showing a burst of life. There is a reason that we get rather excited about this – the sun starts the main bulk of […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

the edible city – window shades with integrated growing

Tweet Even though lots of us like to eat local, seasonal and fresh, not a lot of us have either the time or the space to grow our own food. Inner city allotments are harder to find (and take up lots of time) and┬ámany of us do not have the option of outdoor space at […]

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Feb 0
Feb 0

Monday Musings – a concept for the markets of the future?

Tweet With the rise in both our wider interest in the origins of our food and our desire for easy, seasonal consumption, it is no real wonder that farmers markets, pop up food stalls and street dining have exploded over recent years. However – the static market – even if it just inhabits one street […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

2014 trends – internal planting gets a boost

Tweet We have been watching this one for a while – and participating in it too… the rise of internal planting. Gone are the days of the office with the overgrown cheese plant festering in the corner. Internal planting now entails green walls, lushly planted swathes of greenery in massed oversized planters – even internal […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

2013 recap – November – foraging in the city…

Tweet Nearly at the end of our 2013 recap now, so we are posting over the weekend as a special, bunper edition of the Ecospot (and so we can start afresh with goodies next week). Lots of you are probably aware that as well as spacial design and products we are involved in landscape design […]

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