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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...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...gardening at home to produce food crops! As with any hobby, starting small and making a success of it encourages the whole family to get off the couch and their...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...garden center, join a gardening co-op or club, or find a native plant society in your area for recommendations on which native flowers and shrubs will perform w...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...gardener would love a sunny backyard or even better some acreage to grow edibles, but that isn't always the case. Some of the more limited spaces would be apart...

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...yard: Siting the pool needs careful thought for free heating! For passive solar heat gain it needs ideally to be located to get maximum sun - this is optimize...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...gardening than the chemistry you would be performing with a conventional pool. Different ponds will require different levels of maintenance; what they all have ...

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...yard. Proper placement of plants, trees and water sources can turn a site into an efficient rainwater management system. Some techniques include: shaping the su...