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Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Landscaping and food production

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

...to get you started: Tomatoes: Cherry tomatoes in particular (but most varieties will do) are very happy to grow in an upward fashion when given the rig...

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Shaded vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...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. Just like the gardeners that gr...

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Greenhouses and 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 tomatoe...

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Dog strangling vine invasive species
Landscaping and food production

Avoiding invasive species when landscaping

...to 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...

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Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing food indoors

...to grow arugula, chard, strawberries, cherry tomatoes and more all year round in your very own home. Thanks to the craftsmanship and innovation of the folk...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...to 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...

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Urban farming
Landscaping and food production

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 b...

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The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

...towns can be a dream come true. The nature of small towns is one of community and accessible downtown cores. Essential services like grocery stores, banks and p...

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Metal roof with solar panels
Roof coverings

How to choose roofing materials

...to 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 estimate...

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