Vertical garden / Guides

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with reclaimed wine bottles allows you to grow arugula, chard, strawberries, cherry tomatoes and more a...

building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

...Garden” is their 5th feature garden installation for the annual Canada Blooms Garden Festival. Building with shipping pallets © b Sq. Design Studio With interio...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...gardening resources check out the forum at homegrown.org 2.) Vertical Gardening: Ah, vertical gardening. There are so many ways to grow upwards - let's face...

Geothermal Heating Systems
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

Geothermal heating for Homes in North America - Does it work & will it save money?

...vertical loop system © Alexandre Gilbert Horizontal closed-loop systems function in the same manner as vertical systems, except that pipes are run back and ...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...vertical garden. Image via plantedwell.com There are many techniques for growing food in places with less than ideal conditions. Here are some suggestions f...

Living green wall
Healthy indoor air quality

Living walls: what they do and don't do

...vertical garden) is not a cheap feature to add to a home, but it can have a positive function. We live increasingly busy and stressful lives in a sterile enviro...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...vertical hydroponic system. It's easy to operate, takes up less than 1 square foot of space, costs 3¢ a week in electricity and grows greens, herbs and vegetabl...

Solariums in cold climates won't heat homes unless carefully designed and built
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

Solariums in cold climates won't heat your home

...vertical glazing surface, creating the sensation of a rather annoying cold breeze.” (read about designing for thermal comfort) In addition, he mentioned the c...

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

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

...vertical South faces. For maximum performance, you can also angle South-facing glazing to increase light transmittance in the winter (shown below). Find out mor...