Gardening / Guides

Edible Perennials
Landscaping and food production

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...gardening, taking in the general concepts of Permaculture can help tremendously. There are a number of great resources for permaculture knowledge online, and I ...

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Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Landscaping and food production

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

...gardening resources check out the forum at homegrown.org 2.) Vertical Gardening: Ah, vertical gardening. There are so many ways to grow upwards - from...

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Keyhole Garden
Landscaping and food production

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...gardening and raised bed gardens. They also create a healthy, rich soil that delivers maximum nutrients to your plants. The efficiency of the keyhole garde...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

More and more people are informing themselves on various forms of urban farming to counteract the heavy ecological footprint of industrial agriculture. However...

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Urban Farm Unit
Landscaping and food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit:

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 pla...

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Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
Landscaping and food production

Flow Frames: Revolutionary beekeeping puts honey on tap.

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 ...

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Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

As founder of the Resilient Design Institute , Alex Wilson is an internationally renowned authority on resilience in home design. Beyond just homes, 'resilienc...

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Greenhouses and solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...gardening. The other greenhouse and the fields do not have an automated irrigation system. Safrenière des Cantons Greenhouse © Laurent Teasdale ...

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Climate change impact of meat
Lifestyle and environment

Food and climate change – what are the impacts of your food choices?

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...

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Urban farming
Landscaping and food production

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

Plants survived long before humans were around to water them, so we aren't talking about reinventing the wheel here, but rather a sensible choice of plants and...

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7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
Greenhouses and solariums

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

As a native Californian transplanted into a much cooler climate (Western Quebec), I find myself mourning the loss of fresh local seasonal fruits and veggies al...

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