Garden / Guides

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...garden is a circular raised garden bed with a compost basket at the center and a keyhole-shaped path that allows access to the entire garden. The compost basket...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

Introducing BioCity's indoor vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with reclaimed wine bottles allows you to grow arugula, chard, strawberri...

building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

...Garden” is their 5th feature garden installation for the annual Canada Blooms Garden Festival. Building with shipping pallets © b Sq. Design Studio With interio...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...gardeners can enjoy the benefits of growing their own food at home. It's extremely easy to use: All you have to do is fill it up once a week. In addition to thi...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...garden a tasty success. 1.) Container gardening If you have limited outdoor space, be it a small yard, shared courtyard or balcony, a container garden with ...

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...garden pod. Aiming to create a garden office building that was efficient, ergonomic, unusual, while complimenting a garden landscape, it's safe to say that th...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...gardens. A lot of maintenance : Some people love to mow the lawn, but for the most part, this is a task that few would miss, even with gas-powered garden tool...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...gardens, rain water collection is a great solution. You should be diverting water from your home anyway, so you likely have an eaves trough system. For under a ...

Disposing of old batteries
Kitchens

Waste management: compost and recycling

...garden. In order for your compost to be healthy, you will need to ensure that its composition is varied and mixed. Fruits and vegetables contain a lot of wa...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...garden. For greater detail on sustainable urban landscapes, check out some of the following pages: Read about Water Permeable Surfaces for Driveways & Pathway...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...garden for half the yield. Less lawn to mow and free healthy food can be pretty enticing. And involve the local kids in your garden. Growing food is a skill tha...