How to grow food / Guides

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...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 How to build a backyard greenhouse in cold climates How to reduce climate impact with gr...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...to the unmistakable taste of fresh, locally grown vegetables and fruit , especially those that come from our own soil. For those of you who would like to grow food at home but have limited space, don't despair. Your dream of home-grown food is still within reach. You may be wondering how to grow vegetables if you hav...

How to organize food in your fridge to make it last longer
Lifestyle and environment

Fridge organization - how to optimize fridges to reduce food waste (and why it matters)

...to do than having to keep going to the store every few days to stock up. I know it’s definitely not on my top 10 list of things to do! However, doing this isn't always that economical, as it can lead to additional food waste and throwing hard-earned dollars in the garbage. So the next time that you think you’re going...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...to make custom machinery for cutting and polishing the recycled brown glass beer bottles used in the design. HOW DOES IT WORK? Elegant Farm users plant seeds into small pieces of rockwool, leaving them to sprout. After a week or so, the seeds can be transplanted into one of the Elegant Farm planters to grow. The El...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...to do this: Use permeable paving surfaces rather than traditional asphalt. Leave space between patio stones where water can get to the soil, or use porous stones. Use river stones on pathways instead of rock dust. Divert storm water runoff to permeable basins or dry wells. Water-permeable paver stones ©...

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

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...how to produce 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 Hom...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...to be widely adopted. Do your part; spread the word! Now you know all about how 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 m...

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...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 home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard How to build a b...

Why you should Never put Coffee Grounds In the Garden
Exteriors - Eco-Friendly Alternatives

Why to NEVER put coffee grounds on plants or the garden...

...how to grow food at home in the following pages: Vegetables that Grow Well in the Shade 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 ...

Earth day celebrations for 50th Anniversary
Lifestyle and environment

50th anniversary Earth day 2020 taking place online

...to learn yourself, or to pass on to kids – Learn how to grow vegetables in a shady corner of the garden that would otherwise probably sit there doing nothing useful. And for those in apartments and condos without yards, learn how to grow food at home in small spaces . It's probably a safe assumption to say that all o...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...to grow their own food. 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 tomatoes if they were climbing up from their three foot perch? Other than common sense, there really isn't much to consider about choosing which pl...