Growing food at home / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 8 great tips for growing food in small spaces

...ated several times throughout the season. When the plants turns brown and dies, it's time to harvest. The potatoes on the very top will be smaller and more delicate than those on the bottom, much like the gourmet "new" potatoes available at the store for an elevated price. I have heard tell of vertical potatoes growing...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...growing sprouts and microgreens at home to suppliment our diet, here are some more pages about growing food at home indoors or in backyards . Vegetables that grow well in the shade Growing food at home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard ...

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...ated, transported and, depending on the situation, adapted for specific need. For more information about growing food at home in small spaces see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Shipping container greenhouse the Urban Farm Unit Urban Farming using the UFU ...

Lasagna Gardening - How to Build an Easy Vegetable Garden
Food production

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...food producing lasagna garden , learn more about growing food at home in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages . Growing Food at Home in Small Spaces - 7 Top Tips Vegetables that Grow Well in the Shade Keyhole Gardens - Growing drought-resistant Vegetables at Home Growing Food Indoors, Vegetabl...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...growing their own food, including; seeds, liquid nutrients, rockwool, pump, tubing, PH tester and Elegant Farms! MAINTENANCE Maintaining the Elegant Farm is easy and rewarding. We've made it idiot proof so that even the most brown-thumbed of gardeners can enjoy the benefits of growing their own food at home. It's e...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...ation more than its design. It may seem counterintuitive, but living in a well-insulated suburban house with a solar water heater is less ‘green’ than living in a poorly insulated house on a good bus route. Another problem related to unrestrained urban sprawl is the disappearance of good farm land and natural habitat...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...ating layer of air in between. The insulated greenhouse is heated with a reclaimed forced-air furnace that is that activated automatically by a thermostat when the temperature drops below the established threshold. The heating system stops automatically when the control temperature is reached. To compare Greenhouse...

A Tiny House with a Greenhouse - Yes it's Possible!

Tiny House with attached and mobile greenhouse - good or bad idea?

...ating trend that draws attention to one of the greatest problems with the housing industry; how big our homes have become. But the custom homes being built on trailer beds have many limitations, mainly because they need to comply with the rules of the road as a vehicle. So they aren’t all great, but they aren’t all bad...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...food choices can affect climate change , learn how to grow your own food in the Ecohome green home guide pages - how to build a greenhouse in a cold climate , how to grow food in small spaces , food that grows well in the shade and much more.

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...home delivery here - Great for keeping kids off school busy in the Garden!. Now that you know which vegetables grow best in the shade , learn more about how to start a garden and growing food at home in the following pages: How to create a Lasgna Garden - Step by Step Guide Growing food at...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...ated that it takes about 10 kilos of grain to produce 1 kilo of meat. Meat production is responsible for significant environmental issues from water and air pollution, climate change and deforestation. In some parts of the U.S. irrigation has caused such a drop in water levels that some hydroelectric dams have ceased...