Urban gardening is difficult and dirty. Gardening and maintaining green spaces is a daunting task especially for people in cities with limited space. Poly_Garden aims to simplify this with modular geometry, sustainable materials, smart integration and urban aesthetics.  ˇ

Poly_Garden

Poly_Garden

 Urban gardening is difficult and dirty. Gardening and maintaining green spaces is a daunting task especially for people in cities with limited space. Poly_Garden aims to simplify this with modular geometry, sustainable materials, smart integration and urban aesthetics.  ˇ

Urban gardening is difficult and dirty. Gardening and maintaining green spaces is a daunting task especially for people in cities with limited space. Poly_Garden aims to simplify this with modular geometry, sustainable materials, smart integration and urban aesthetics.

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 35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years.   The largest increases in participation are seen among younger households - up 63% to 13 million since 2008.  ¹   ˇ

35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years. 

The largest increases in participation are seen among younger households - up 63% to 13 million since 2008. ¹

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 Poly_Garden is a gardening system designed to grow and change to fit any environment, all without increasing complexity. Poly_Garden features four different raised garden bed units based on the hexagon and its subdivisions.  ˇ

Poly_Garden is a gardening system designed to grow and change to fit any environment, all without increasing complexity. Poly_Garden features four different raised garden bed units based on the hexagon and its subdivisions.

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 Each unit is constructed out of flat panels of HDPE plastic recycled from milk containers. Units can be bought and assembled individually to fit any space.   ˇ

Each unit is constructed out of flat panels of HDPE plastic recycled from milk containers. Units can be bought and assembled individually to fit any space. 

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Projects like Poly_Garden can help to drive behavioral change in urban communities by appealing to users with design. Sustainability, and ecological impact, while important, will take a back seat in consumer decision making when superseded by aesthetics, simple usability, and friendliness. 

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