growing vegetables / Guides

Shaded vegetable garden success
Food production

Growing vegetables in the shade

...vegetables grow best in the shade , learn more about how to start a garden and growing food at home in the following pages: How to create a Lasgna Garden - Step by Step Guide Growing food at home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard How t...

Growing Food Indoors, Vegetables for Homes & Apartments
Food production

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

...growing sprouts and microgreens at home to suppliment our diet, here are some more pages about growing food at home indoors or in backyards . Vegetables that grow well in the shade Growing food at home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard ...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...Growing Fruits and vegetables all year round in Canada or the colder parts of North America would be wonderful but, sadly, our climate limits us to a few growing months in the summer. And even that would be in the balmier areas of our country; at high altitudes and further north it is difficult to grow any edibles with...

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

Lasagna gardening - the easiest vegetable garden at home?

...growing food at home in the Ecohome Green Building Guide pages . Growing Food at Home in Small Spaces - 7 Top Tips 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 Lear...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

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

...Growing food in raised beds makes small garden maintenance easy Here are just a few of the advantages of growing food in a raised bed in a small garden: An extended growing season . A raised bed will warm up faster than the ground in the spring and in the fall your bed can easily be tented to extend your growin...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...growing plants and ground cover. Plants that enjoy similar conditions and/or have a symbiotic relationship with one another are often arranged near one another in guilds. Careful consideration to conditions such as soil and exposure to sun as well as guild mates is wise given the significant investment and permanence i...

The Elegant Farm hydroponic bottle garden
Landscaping

Hydroponic bottle gardener launches kickstarter campaign

...growing their own food, including; seeds, liquid nutrients, rockwool, pump, tubing, PH tester and Elegant Farms! MAINTENANCE Maintaining the Elegant Farm is easy and rewarding. We've made it idiot proof so that even the most brown-thumbed of gardeners can enjoy the benefits of growing their own food at home. It's e...

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...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...growing season. Mix a keyhole garden with vegetables that grow in the shade , and you've a winning combination for urban gardens! Here are your basic considerations for building a keyhole garden, broken down to four fairly simple steps. 1.) Site: Once you have chosen an area large enough to house an 8 - 10 foot dia...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Urban Farming turns beautiful gardens into a grocery store!

...growing vegetables. The best thing for your plants is rainwater, as ground water will usually contain minerals that over time will build up in soil and reduce its ability to produce. Rainwater collection barrel © Ecohome You can install elaborate rainwater collection systems with underground cisterns and pumps,...

The Pros & Cons of Lasagna Gardening for Growing Food
Food production

Lasagna Gardening: the pros & cons of a lasagna garden

...growing food at home in the following pages: How to create a Lasgna Garden - Step by Step Guide Vegetables that grow well in the shade Growing food at home in small spaces - 7 top tips Urban farming - a guide to growing edible perennials in your yard How to build a backyard greenhouse in c...