Check out the "plantagon" - vertical gardening

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Registered: 11-18-2008
Check out the "plantagon" - vertical gardening
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Wed, 02-15-2012 - 1:16pm

The name "plantagon" cracks me up, but the idea is genius!

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This Treehugger article describes "vertical farming," as they're calling it, and how it all works~

http://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/plantagon-breaks-ground-their-first-vertical-farm.html

Imagine what it could do for the so called "food deserts" in poorer urban areas. Of course, they probably can't afford to build something like this there. Hmm...

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Community Leader
Registered: 02-27-1999

As one who lives in an area where urban blight is a huge problem, it makes you wonder if it would be more efficient to convert abandonned urban property into community green house projects.

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iVillage Member
Registered: 11-18-2008
Very true. There are so many vacant spots these days - old Walmarts sitting empty, vacant lots, etc. Maybe we should be using those spaces!
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