How to grow food / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...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 i...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...food production. By contributing to the crowdfunding campaign, backers will help make the Elegant Farm widely available. Born out of a desire to grow food i...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...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 gro...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...tones 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 basin...

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 th...

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

...to reduce heat loss and grow year-round. How much insulation is right? It depends on your climate and what you'd like to grow. Ask us for some suggestions or a ...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...to find out how to improve it if so, or see here for more information on insulating crawlspaces . To learn how to prevent mold in basements, see here – or how t...

Prefab Passive House & LEED Kit Homes for Sale in Ontario & North Eastern US
Concept and design

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of buying a new home?

...to grow their food. The intersection of water scarcity, food security, and a changing climate on top of it all raises a suite of water concerns for our futures ...

Passive House in Quebec
Passive House

The Passive-Aggressive House - Our History of a Passivhaus Build

...to determine whether you meet the standard or what you’d have to tweak to get there. To do so, there are six “usual suspects” to play with. The most obvious inc...

Prefab LEED Passive House Kit Homes the Future of House Building?
Passive House

Prefab Passive House & LEED ready kit homes - the future of home building?

...to grow their food. The intersection of water scarcity, food security, and a changing climate on top of it all raises a suite of water concerns for our futures ...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...tober. But the couple would like to add a heat source of some kind to extend the functional use to three seasons. Type of crop & yield: Mostly tomatoes, but...