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Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
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...

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...

Keyhole Garden

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...

Shaded vegetable garden
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 ...

Urban farming

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...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
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...

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...

Dog strangling vine invasive species

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.

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden

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...

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...

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

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

...own of the dangers of these chemicals to your lawn – and to yourself. While it might take some time to get your lawn off drugs, it is worth the effort. Even poi...