How to grow vegetables / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign 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 Elegan...

Urban farming

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...

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...

Dog strangling vine invasive species

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping adapt to their environment overtime. Such plants are more likely to need very little maintenance, and are less likely to overrun other plant species with whi...

Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials the ‘heat island effect’ of higher temperatures in urban areas. Each year 11 million tons of shingles go to U.S. landfills, which amounts to an estimated 8...