27 Jun '14, 4pm

Giant Man-Shaped Traveling Garden Teaches About Herbal Medicine

Giant Man-Shaped Traveling Garden Teaches About Herbal Medicine

Plants have been used as medicine for thousands of years, but the average person might not be aware of just how beneficial these herbal medicines can be. Earthscape is a crew of Japanese landscape designers that travels around during the summer with a 60-meter tall man made of herbs! Well, actually they travel with a few shipping containers loaded with supplies and when they arrive at their next site they unpack and plant a giant herb garden in the shape of a man. The containers get transformed into a shop and cafe where local residents can learn about herbal medicine. At the end of the Herbman’s stay, the supplies get packed up and all the cafe’s proceeds go towards building

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Minibuilders: Family of Tiny Robots 3D Print Giant Buildings on Site

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Longwood Gardens Unveils 86-acre Meadow Garden

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inhabitat.com 28 Jun '14, 3pm

that can be set up in an amazing array of configurations. The modular system utilizes the connections between each planter...

Our tips for traveling like a TreeHugger

Our tips for traveling like a TreeHugger

treehugger.com 25 Jun '14, 3pm

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