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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...

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Keyhole Garden
Landscaping and food production

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...garden is a circular raised garden bed with a compost basket at the center and a keyhole-shaped path that allows access to the entire garden. The compost basket...

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The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...garden pod. Aiming to create a garden office building that was efficient, ergonomic, unusual, while complimenting a garden landscape, it's safe to say that...

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Indoor hydroponic vegetable garden
Landscaping and food production

Growing food indoors

Introducing BioCity's indoor vertical veggie garden. This beautiful installation made with reclaimed wine bottles allows you to grow arugula, chard, strawberri...

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The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping and food production

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...gardeners can enjoy the benefits of growing their own food at home. It's extremely easy to use: All you have to do is fill it up once a week. In addition to thi...

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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

...garden a success. 1.) Container gardening If you have limited outdoor space, be it a small yard, shared courtyard or balcony, a container garden may b...

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Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...garden for half the yield. Less lawn to mow and free healthy food can be pretty enticing. And involve the local kids in your garden. Growing food is a skill tha...

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Urban farming
Landscaping and food production

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...garden. Watering directly at the roots significantly reduces evaporation so you will get a lot more mileage out of one barrel of water. Water-permeable lan...

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Climate change impact of meat
Lifestyle and environment

Food and climate change – what are the impacts of your food choices?

Dwindling water is the next big global resource crisis looming over us, and soil depletion isn't far behind. Living in a green home doesn't instantly equate to...

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Edible Perennials
Landscaping and food production

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...gardening, taking in the general concepts of Permaculture can help tremendously. There are a number of great resources for permaculture knowledge online, and I ...

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Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater management and irrigation

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...garden with some independence from water restrictions; use rainwater for laundry, showers and toilets; increased independance. What size of water tank should I ...

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