Vegetables / Guides

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...vegetables will actually appreciate a little respite from the sun during the hottest months of the growing season. If you live in an apartment or want to grow food & vegetables inside, also find out how here . As a general guideline, plants that are grown for their leaves or stems will do better in partial shade and ...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...vegetables we normally grow and eat; the difference being that they are harvested before the plant has matured. Some microgreen plants can be the same as the sprout seeds growing in your window; the difference being that they are seeded in soil rather than harnessing just moisture and light to grow, the way sprouts do....

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

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...Vegetables that Grow Well in the Shade Keyhole Gardens - Growing drought-resistant Vegetables at Home Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables and Greens for Homes and Apartments Learn more about green home construction and reap the benefits of a free Ecohome Network Membership here .

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...vegetables since the start of May. We don’t eat much meat, and the meat we do consume comes from a local organic producer." Pierre expects to achieve 100% self-sufficiency in terms of fruits and vegetables within 5 years, which is a fabulous result for a cold climate greenhouse. His recommendations to others: B...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...vegetables if you have little to no space with full sun exposure, but many vegetables will tolerate partial shade, and a few could even be considered 'shade vegetables' as they won't tolerate full sun exposure. Maybe you live in an apartment with not much more than a balcony, but you love fresh veggies and would stil...

Urban Farm Unit - Aquaponics, Hydroponics, Pisciculture and Urban Farming
Food production

Growing food in urban cores with the Urban Farm Unit

...vegetables and fruits in an urban setting . There are some more ingenious solutions to growing food in urban areas, and for those unfamiliar with aquaponics, the term refers to a sustainable food production system that combines traditional aquaculture (raising fish or aquatic animals in tanks) with hydroponics (cul...

Urban farming

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

How to grow vegetables & fruits in a garden Plants survived long before humans were around to water them, so we aren't talking about reinventing the wheel here , but rather a sensible choice of plants and basic water management. Native species of plants in a given region have adapted to their own climate and can usu...

Earth day celebrations for 50th Anniversary
Lifestyle and environment

50th anniversary Earth day 2020 taking place online

...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 of us have at least one window in our home where at least one sm...

Alex and Jerelyn Wilson's Vermont farm
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Creating a farm and building a resilient lifestyle

...vegetables, and meats from points west becomes compromised—not a likely scenario, but a possible one. How could our land at Leonard Farm provide some level of food self-sufficiency? Read more... © Alex Wilson

Edible Perennials

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...Vegetables and flowers: Rhubarb Asparagus Jeruselem artichoke - roots (Sunchokes) Fiddleheads - young shoots (Ostrich Fern) Cattails - spring shoots Tiger lilly - flowers Violet - flowers Forget-me-not - flowers Mushrooms: Shitake Oyster Herbs: Wild Leeks (Ram...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...vegetables indoors year-round. Furthermore, it's handmade in Canada using natural, biodegradable and recycled materials. Jesse Herbert’s experience in environmental technology development informed his approach to product design, with a particular focus on taking responsibility for the lifecycle of materials. This mea...