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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

...grown vegetables and fruit, especially those that come from our own soil. For those of you who would like to grow food but have limited space, don't despair. Yo...

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The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...owns can be a dream come true. The nature of small towns is one of community and accessible downtown cores. Essential services like grocery stores, banks and po...

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Urban farming
Landscaping and food production

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...growing vegetables. The best thing for your plants is rainwater, as ground water will usually contain minerals that over time will build up in soil and reduce i...

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Keyhole Garden
Landscaping and food production

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...own. All of this also amounts to less time being needed to maintain the garden throughout the growing season. Here are your basic considerations for buildi...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...growth Only requires water every week or two. Easy to hang in many different ways Easy to setup and start growing Sprouting your own seeds is vi...

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Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing food indoors

...grow arugula, chard, strawberries, cherry tomatoes and more all year round in your very own home. Thanks to the craftsmanship and innovation of the folks a...

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Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...your house and show it off. This can be done by installing solar panels and a full retrofit, or simply by composting, growing your own food, and collecting...

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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping and food production

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

...your region, but we have also found this native plant database to be an excellent resource that is broken down by province as well as types of plants.

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Shaded vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...grow your own food but have limited access to all day sun, do not fret - a bountiful harvest is still well within your reach. Just like the gardeners that grow ...

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ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...grow a bit of food. There are edibles that grow well in shaded areas, and investigate outdoor hydroponics to increase your yield. There is a small but grow...

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Wall assemblies - renovation

Winter troubleshooting - are you ready for the cold?

...your walls in the process. Keeping moisture levels down (40% RH or lower) is your first line of defence, but here are some things to watch for so you can do you...

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