Micro-gardening: product design for gardens

My first career was in product design; I worked in Germany at adidas then came back to Canada to design hospital furniture, packaging and housewares. All to say that when I see good product design it makes me happy and even happier when the goal is helping others garden.

For beginners this looks like a great introduction to "Square Foot Gardening", a concept and book written by Mel Bartholomew.

For beginners this looks like a great introduction to "Square Foot Gardening", a concept and book written by Mel Bartholomew.

Nourishmat, by Earth Starter, is the perfect kit for urban edible gardening: you get the seeds, the planting plan and a weed barrier all in one. With a footprint of 4'x6' you can then harvest 15 to 20 pounds of food in one small garden. They're currently looking for funding on Kickstarter!

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/earthstarter/nourishmat-changing-the-way-wethink-about-food