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“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?

...ground covers to grass Alternatives for grass - ground covers! Choosing an alternative to grass as a backyard play area for kids is not reserved for ‘hard...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...for decorative purposes has to be a good thing. Rainwater recovery: For home durability, it's important that we properly manage the water coming off of our ...

Shipping Container Homes in a Warm Climate might be a good option
Tiny house

Beautiful shipping container homes - Tiny Houses in warm climates

...for permits for laneway homes & legal Tiny Houses in Toronto Tips for a successful green home build Resilient design features for new home construct...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...ground counterparts. Assess your sun exposure and plant accordingly. For more container gardening resources check out the forum at homegrown.org 2.) Ver...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...for bulk purchasing in some stores, beginners may do better with packaged products which contain helpful information. You can even find seeds for sprouting onli...

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

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...for that. For those willing to take on that additional challenge, we have found that the Pond Clinic in Ottawa, Ontario offers a good source of information on h...