Giant Sequoia Bonsai Tree Kit

Everything you need, germination greenhouse included, to grow the mighty redwood

Just because Giant Sequoias are only native to California doesn’t mean you can’t grow them at home—from seeds. The Giant Sequoia Bonsai Tree Kit from Portland, Oregon-based Jason Watkins offers up everything needed to nurture an ornamental iteration of the beautiful tree. The handmade germanation greenhouse is composed of recyclable plastic and includes seeds, a soil pellet, drainage stones, fertilizer, instructions and more. All you …

De Kas, Amsterdam

The greenhouse-turned-restaurant that cooks food the very same day it's harvested

by Jennifer Miller Imagine eating dinner inside a house made almost entirely of glass. The walls are eight meters high and one can see vibrant gardens, nesting storks and rows upon rows of tall climbing vines, strung with leaves and laden with tomatoes and melons. You also can see right into the kitchen. This is De Kas, one of Amsterdam’s most unique restaurants, where agriculture …