Container gardening / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

...gardening in containers, as soil in containers will dry out faster and nutrients tend to flush through them with greater speed than their in-ground counterparts. Assess your sun exposure and plant accordingly. For more container gardening resources check out the forum at homegrown.org 2.) Vertical Gardening: ...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

Food & Greens can be grown easily indoors - here's how!

...gardening at home to produce food crops! As with any hobby, starting small and making a success of it encourages the whole family to get off the couch and their screens and into the garden. One of the easiest ways to make a succesful vegetable garden at home is by doing something called lasagna gardening , but what hap...

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...container base topped by a greenhouse extension, both of which house an aquaponic farm within. With traditional aquaculture, effluents accumulate in the water creating a toxic environment for the fish. Aquaponics addresses this issue by pumping the feces-filled water to a holding tank where bacteria break the effluen...

Disposing of household waste properly - recycling, garbage & toxic materials
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...containers and leave them until they set, then wrap them in newspaper and discard the container with other waste meat products. Small amounts of vegetable oil can be added to the compost bin, but in excess it will slow down the action. Solvents, paints and other toxic materials: Ever wonder what to do with solvents...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

How does diet affect climate change? Dwindling water is the next big global resource crisis looming over us, and soil depletion isn't far behind. Living in a green home doesn't instantly equate to a low-impact lifestyle, if for example you have a long gas-powered daily commute and you eat a 12 ounce steak every nigh...