Category Archives: Urban Gardening

Copenhagen’s Green Roof-tops

The skies above The National Archives green roof-top in central Copenhagen were layered in different shades of charcoal grey. A sudden gush of a cold wind and then a downpour that had tourists, locals and yours truly scurrying for shelter. Volatile deluges like this one, especially during the summer months, have in recent years become more […]
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Lille Nok: Allotments In Copenhagen

By Copenhagen’s standards, Lille Nok is modest in size, just 75 small gardens, compared with many of the city’s other garden associations and yet as I park my bike outside the garden’s perimeter, I’m still in short cycling distance from Copenhagen’s Town Hall Square. Inside the gardens, an insistent male pheasant is putting down its […]
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Impact Farm Sprouting in Copenhagen

The concept of pop-ups is nothing new. Since 2008 pop-ups have helped the retail industry navigate out of the economical crisis, injecting new blood in city centers, giving niche and established brands a stage to engage with a new audience. The concept of temporary installations in our urban landscapes has endless possibilties, also in urban farming. Impact Farm […]
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Urban Gardening Blossoming in Copenhagen

14 years ago, I sat on a roof terrace bathed in sunshine, witnessing a stunning view of Christianhavn’s sea of red roof-top tiles that was worthy of Tuscany in another century. This roof-top experience, was the result of Hanne and Peter Lind Bonderup´s vision and hard work, transforming a small apartment into a wonderful, engaging residential space […]
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