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Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...in small spaces. Garden upkeep was never easier. Growing food in raised beds makes small garden maintenance easy Here are just a few of the advantages of growing food in a raised bed in a small garden: An extended growing season . A raised bed will warm up faster than the ground in the spring and in the fal...

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

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...in an urban setting . There are some more ingenious solutions to growing food in urban areas, and for those unfamiliar with aquaponics, the term refers to a sustainable food production system that combines traditional aquaculture (raising fish or aquatic animals in tanks) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in wat...

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 ...

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

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...food , and how to maintain, weed and manage your garden! Growing greens in a Lasagna Garden Now that you know about converting a backyard lawn into a food producing lasagna garden , learn more about growing food at home in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages . Growing Food at Home in Small Spac...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...ination of fuel used to transport our consumables. Growing food hydroponically, given the absence of soil, allows us to grow more food in smaller spaces. For example, without soil a healthy cherry tomato plant can be grown in something as small as a reclaimed wine bottle. This system also allows users to save water...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...indrical, and about 2.5 centimetres long – have a hint of elderberry, black currant or grape, and a tartness that makes them great for baking a pie with. Read more about urban farming , growing food in small spaces , hydroponic bottle gardens and all about sustainable landscaping in the Ecohome green building guide...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...in version. Aside from being better for your health, whole-grains are easier on the planet, in that the less processing a food undergoes, the least effect it has on resources. Bear in mind all the same, that unless you opt to pay for Organic, it's going to be GMO - probably containing Glyphosate etc. Buying local foo...

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...growing food at home in the following pages: How to create a Lasgna Garden - Step by Step Guide Growing food at home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard How to build a backyard greenhouse in cold climates Find more about green life...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...growing food in places with less than ideal conditions. Here are some suggestions for maximizing your harvest in those spots. You can grow food in small spaces , and can also find out which are the best vegetables to grow in the shade - it simply takes choosing the right varieties and using the best techniques for succ...

The Pros & Cons of Lasagna Gardening for Growing Food
Food production

Lasagna Gardening: the pros & cons of a lasagna garden

...growing food at home in the following pages: How to create a Lasgna Garden - Step by Step Guide 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 How to build a backyard greenhouse in c...

Healthy Home Offices - Natural Biophilic Design Ideas
Interior design and furnishing

How do you create a healthy home office? With Biophilic Interior Design

...ing that you get to eat it , as staring at a geranium. See here about growing food indoors in bottle gardens , or even just starting seeds growing that can be transplanted outside in the spring. Eating food you grew yourself is good for the soul. Read here about growing food in containers and small spaces. The sounds...