Growing food / Guides

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

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...growing food at home in small spaces see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides Shipping container greenhouse the Urban Farm Unit ...

Edible Perennials

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...growing food in small spaces , hydroponic bottle gardens and all about sustainable landscaping in the Ecohome green building guide pages .

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...growing season in Gaspésie is shorter than in southern Quebec," Maude told us. A few challenges were realized when they first transitioned to growing food in ...

Dog strangling vine invasive species

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

Invasive plants are defined as plants from other continents, countries or even other regions of Canada. Humans have been introducing foreign plants to new land...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...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 c...

Keyhole Garden

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction 4.) Plant! For obvious reasons, low-growing plants are most appropriate for this style of raised bed. How could we reach to harvest those beans or tomat...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change 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 ...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...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: ...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...growing demand, the Elegant Farm offers a beautiful, rewarding and no-nonsense option for local urban food production. By contributing to the crowdfunding campa...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs can be pretty enticing. And involve the local kids in your garden. Growing food is a skill that is lost to most urban dwellers, and it’s a skill our childr...

Shaded vegetable garden
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

If you're like me and you love to grow your own food but have limited access to all day sun, do not fret - a bountiful harvest is still well within your reach....