Gardening / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
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 - let's face...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...gardening, taking in the general concepts of Permaculture can help tremendously. An edible forest can feature a number of natural layers. Fruit and nut bearin...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

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 garden i...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...gardening, greening our streets, promoting alternatives to pesticides etc. Check local bulletin boards and community centres for groups in your area, and watc...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / 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 cold climate Greenhouse © Laurent Teasdale...

“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?

...gardening co-op or club, or find a native plant society in your area for recommendations on which native flowers and shrubs will perform well in your garden. Fo...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...gardening than the chemistry you would be performing with a conventional pool. Different ponds will require different levels of maintenance; what they all have ...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

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...

Flow Frames: A father and son revolutionize beekeeping and put honey o
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 ...

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...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

How to grow vegetables and fruits in a garden Plants survived long before humans were around to water them, so we aren't talking about reinventing the wheel ...