Tag: gardening

A Fence Built with Innersprings and Ingenuity

The challenge? Create a fence that is beautiful, low-cost and with reclaimed material. The solution? Upcycle the inner springs from discarded mattresses. Friends, Simon (an accomplished industrial designer) and Naomi May, were all for experimenting and loved the idea. Innovation required that we start from scratch. We worked together, combining our knowledge and expertise in

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Planter boxes

Sustainable Practices

Up North from Upshop, there is a garden that was given an upcycling makeover. Using ex-Volvo bins – very sturdy and versatile with steel hinged sides that can be stacked, which allows for a variety of heights – we created planter boxes with two layers. Then, once they were completed, filled with earth and planted

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