Food production

The Pros & Cons of Lasagna Gardening for Growing Food
Food production

Lasagna Gardening: the pros & cons of a lasagna garden

A layered no-dig lasagna garden may be an easy way to convert a lawn into a food producing garden - but it's critics may say it's too easy - Ecohome investigates… As with any easy gardening technique, there is a lot to consider regarding lasagna gardening that specifically relates to its many benefits and ease of appl…

Lasagna Gardening - How to Build an Easy Vegetable Garden
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Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

Lasagna gardening is one of the easiest ways to grow vegetables at home and turn a high-maintenance lawn into a productive garden space. What are the pros and cons of the lasagna garden? Do they work for clay soils… Lasagna gardening - what is it? The easiest way to turn a backyard lawn into an organic food-producing…

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
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Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

Growing food at home, even in an apartment, is easy for both adults & kids ; here is a beginner’s guide to growing tasty greens & vegetable sprouts indoors - just add some window space and let the harvest begin … A certain level of independence and a real sense of satisfaction can be gained from the growing hobby of g…

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
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Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

With a little creativity & ingenuity small spaces can be maximized for a greater food harvest from your garden & look great doing so… Many of us look forward to the unmistakable taste of fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit, especially those that come from our own soil. For those of you who would like to grow foo…

Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
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Flow Frames: Revolutionary beekeeping puts honey on tap.

Imagine siphoning honey straight from the hive, no muss, no fuss, with little to no stress on the bees… Can you imagine having honey on tap straight from your beehive? That is exactly what father and son team Stuart and Cedar Anderson aim to bring to market with an Indiegogo campaign they are launching later this mont…

Shaded vegetable garden success
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Growing vegetables in the shade

Don’t let a lack of direct sun exposure stop you from growing your own food, there area many vegetables that will grow well in the shade… If you're like me and you love to grow your own food but have limited access to all day sun, do not fret - a bountiful harvest is still well within your reach. Just like the gardene…

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
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Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

Designer Damien Chivialle re-imagines how we feed our cities, one container at a time, combining aquaculture & hydroponics:… So, urban agriculture. It's important, right? That’s certainly the conclusion I've come to when pondering the future of food production, our future on this planet, and sustainability in general…

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
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Growing food indoors

Introducing BioCity's indoor vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with reclaimed wine bottles allows you to grow arugula, chard, strawberries, cherry tomatoes and more all year round in your very own home… Introducing BioCity's indoor vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with re…