8 Impressive Indoor Gardens

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May 27, 2014
No backyard? No problem. These indoor gardens show the power of bringing greenery indoors. (And check out these indoor gardening kits to work your own magic!)
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  The ultimate indoor garden: French botanist Patrick Blanc designed one of his signature vertical green walls for the living room of his Parisian friends. At 20 by 23 feet, the creation totally dominates the space. (Read how Blanc creates his walls here.) Photo by Jessica Antola.   Courtesy of: Jessica Antola

    The ultimate indoor garden: French botanist Patrick Blanc designed one of his signature vertical green walls for the living room of his Parisian friends. At 20 by 23 feet, the creation totally dominates the space. (Read how Blanc creates his walls here.) Photo by Jessica Antola. 

    Courtesy of: Jessica Antola

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  Elsewhere in the apartment, the couple added rows of potted plants, creating their own kind of urban jungle. Photo by Jessica Antola.  Photo by: Jessica Antola

    Elsewhere in the apartment, the couple added rows of potted plants, creating their own kind of urban jungle. Photo by Jessica Antola.

    Photo by: Jessica Antola

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  This apartment in Manhattan's East Village features a smaller version of a living green wall. Underneath the wall, a low water trough (the home of goldfish and aquatic plants) collects runoff from the wall’s irrigation system. Photo courtesy pulltab design.

    This apartment in Manhattan's East Village features a smaller version of a living green wall. Underneath the wall, a low water trough (the home of goldfish and aquatic plants) collects runoff from the wall’s irrigation system. Photo courtesy pulltab design.

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  An abundance of potted plants make a lush entrance to this renovated, 18th-century flat in Barcelona. Photo by Gunnar Knechtel.  Photo by: Gunnar KnechtelCourtesy of: Gunnar Knechtel

    An abundance of potted plants make a lush entrance to this renovated, 18th-century flat in Barcelona. Photo by Gunnar Knechtel.

    Photo by: Gunnar Knechtel

    Courtesy of: Gunnar Knechtel

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  By adding a small interior garden to the passageway between rooms, this El Salvador beach house maximizes on green space. Photo by Jason Bax.  Photo by: Jason BaxCourtesy of: Jason Bax

    By adding a small interior garden to the passageway between rooms, this El Salvador beach house maximizes on green space. Photo by Jason Bax.

    Photo by: Jason Bax

    Courtesy of: Jason Bax

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  An interior courtyard in this São Paulo home features a huge skylight and a sculpture by Tomás Saraceno. Photo by Matthew Williams.  Photo by: Matthew Williams

    An interior courtyard in this São Paulo home features a huge skylight and a sculpture by Tomás Saraceno. Photo by Matthew Williams.

    Photo by: Matthew Williams

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  Award-winning landscape designer Margie Ruddick's Urban Garden Room brings large scultpures covered in ferns, mosses, and vines to the lobby of the Bank of America tower in Manhattan. Photo by Cait Oppermann.  Photo by: Cait Oppermann

    Award-winning landscape designer Margie Ruddick's Urban Garden Room brings large scultpures covered in ferns, mosses, and vines to the lobby of the Bank of America tower in Manhattan. Photo by Cait Oppermann.

    Photo by: Cait Oppermann

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  Gardens don't always need to be green: This Japanese-inspired home in Rhode Island features in indoor stone garden that flows from within the entry to the deck beyond it. Photo by John Horner.  Photo by: John HornerCourtesy of: COPYRIGHT 2011, JOHN HORNER

    Gardens don't always need to be green: This Japanese-inspired home in Rhode Island features in indoor stone garden that flows from within the entry to the deck beyond it. Photo by John Horner.

    Photo by: John Horner

    Courtesy of: COPYRIGHT 2011, JOHN HORNER

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