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Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...window but you really want to produce your own food, you could look for a small grow light. Which plants are best for growing microgreens? A windowsill microgreen garden can be started with leafy vegetable plants, salad greens, herbs . You can either do a mono-crop with one type, or mix it up a bit. Some of the e...

Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Food production

Growing food indoors

...window has never been easier As we here at Ecohome know all too well, the 100-mile diet can be a bit tricky in the middle of a Canadian winter, unless you eat a lot of ice cubes. Julien Yensen Martin, founder of Biocity, aims to make that easier with his new hydroponic window system. Inspired by the Window Farms ...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...window space - see here . 1.) Container gardening If you have limited outdoor space, be it a small yard, shared courtyard or balcony, a container garden with vegetables and fruits may be the ideal thing for you . One of the great things about container gardening is the ability to grow almost any vegetable and man...

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 "We had a sofa leaning against the glass wall in the middle of the solarium, and when sitting there in winter it often felt like there was a window open.” Denis attributes this sensation to the natural convection of warm air rising and cool air dropping . “The warm air in the center of the room would rise to...