Raised beds / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...Raised beds and square foot gardening: If your gardening space is big enough for raised beds , they can be a great way to maximize space and effort. Not only can raised beds accommodate more plants per square foot, but gardening in a raised bed greatly reduces the need to weed. It also makes weeds much easier to upro...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...raised-bed nature of the keyhole garden, the area need not have good soil, or even any soil at all. 2.) Collect: Keyhole gardens and the compost baskets they house can be constructed with any number of available materials. I've seen the body of beds built from bricks, cinderblocks, landscaping stones, corrugated meta...

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

Lasagna Gardening: the pros & cons of a lasagna garden

...raised beds or planters. A lasagna garden with raised borders can help prevent certain pests from damaging plants The next advantage of lasagna gardening is that little maintenance is required . Our favorite of the lasagna garden advantages is how simple they are. While it could be considered doing things the l...

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

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

...raised beds. More to come on soil tips. Recent Projects: © Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Thanks again to Lindsey and Ceres for this most informative post. Intrigued and want to learn more? Be sure to check out their blog. Have experience with a year round greenhouse? We'd love to hear about i...

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...raised beds, tools and more with home delivery here - Great for keeping kids off school busy in the Garden!. Now that you know which vegetables 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...