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We are a growing global community, and with that growth we face a new reality that space is limited. In fact in some cases (think Tokyo), it’s a luxury to have a basic garden on your property.
With many people trying to be more “green conscious” and trying to create a healthier environment, home gardening has become a popular activity. Unfortunately, because of limited space, some aren’t able to enjoy the benefits of at home gardening… until now.
Korean design firm, OA: Lab, dedicated its efforts to finding solutions for those with limited space. What they designed looks like house dimples!
No, these aren’t a myriad of tiny urinals, these are Pocket Panels.
Made of fiberglass-reinforced concrete, these pockets allow for seedlings of many varieties to be planted and grown inside of them. There are even drainage ports in the bottom.
The urinals… err, pockets… can attach to the wall in a variety of patterns that give the homeowner full decorative license.
These panels are durable so you can plant virtually anything inside of them. From edibles that you can just walk up and pluck from the vine, to rows of cacti for some fun home defense.
They’re an excellent way to improve your neighborhood and the ecology of the area and give outdoor cats something to destroy when you’re not home.
The pockets are in pre-production, but the designers hope to see them hanging on homes and businesses everywhere very soon.