A garden in my apartment




Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles — researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system.

I find this project very interesting and very innovative. I think the best way to improve a project is to share the knowledge with other people who want to contribute. Therefore Riley’s idea has been becoming a new movement around the world. The method to make public and accessible all the information by internet, let interested people being involved so they will develop their own project, following the basis stablished, and finding new solutions.

There is a specific website where users can share their experiences. So a community has been created around the growing indoor plants concept in order to…

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