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soy luscious nightie


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After a full day, all I really want to do is relax and slip into something ultra comfy. This super soft nighty looks like it would do nicely. Made of soy, organic cotton and a pinch of Spandex for stretchability; it comes in stone blue or cranberry; XS, S or M. ($46) @ Intertwined Designs shop on etsy.com. sweet dreams

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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

bot pod – recycled shipping crate = portable gardening shelter


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Award-winning Austalian architectural firm Andrew Maynard Architects was asked to design this portable pod-shelter to be used by the Volunteer Garden Ambassadors within the Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne.

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The Bot Pod is constructed from framework of a recycled timber crate and features: a roof garden, wheels, recycled hardwood siding and 3 linked activity areas. It is designed to be towed throughout the gardens and quickly unfolded for volunteer and instructional use.

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The project is designed: to enhance the onsite experience for visitors to the RBG Melbourne, showcase the Royal Botanic Gardens landscape, promote appreciation of good garden design, increase visitor understanding of challenges and opportunities for gardening in a dry climate and inspire positive action.

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wednesday’s assorted green news


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tsunami glassworks – recycled glass, green wall panels


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Tsunami Glassworks makes these art glass wall panels – they call them green wall panels – from reclaimed window glass, recycled glass shards and recycled wine bottles. Quite spectacular. These decorative panels can be arranged in variety of different configurations.

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