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Beginners Guide to Aquaponics – What You Need and How to Build It?

Beginners Guide to Aquaponics – What You Need and How to Build It?

In this short article we’ll be discussing a little bit about a beginners guide to aquaponics. Aquaponics (also known as water gardening) is a system in which livestock (fed animals like fish and tilapia) are grown in an aquaponics system. The fish produce waste for the system to recycle while the plants convert the waste […]

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The Advantages of Rooftop Gardening

The Advantages of Rooftop Gardening

Rooftop gardens has been around for years but what is it that makes them so special? Are there any disadvantages? Some people may think it is an added luxury to have something to “up high” in the sky, but this is not necessarily true. There are many advantages of having a roof-top garden to enjoy; […]

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How To Grow Microgreens At Home

How To Grow Microgreens At Home

Do you wish you could grow veggie plants in a tiny fraction of the space a normal garden takes? Then grow microgreens at home! It’s easy, and it doesn’t take much space. Microgreens are growing increasingly popular in the world of fine dining, and for a good reason. Growers love them because they’re a year-round […]

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The Benefits of Using Mycorrhizae in the Garden

The Benefits of Using Mycorrhizae in the Garden

When it comes to maintaining a healthy and productive organic garden, there is a lot more happening than meets the eye! In addition to the obvious elements (sun, soil, plants, and water) there is a dynamic network of living things that work synergistically within the soil to help plants thrive. Critters and microscopic organisms decompose […]

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5 HVAC Tips to Save Energy

5 HVAC Tips to Save Energy

Every home impacts the environment. Virtually all these households (particularly in the industrialized world) have some sort of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. It’s time to pay attention to HVAC tips to save energy. As sustainable living becomes more important, companies are doing their best to meet consumers’ eco-friendly demands. Those who live […]

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Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

Medicinal Herb Gardening for Beginners

– I love herbal medicine but I’ve never grown herbs—how do I begin an herb garden? – Have you or someone you know been asking this question lately? Then read on for inspirational and empowering steps for growing medicinal herbs at home—we give even the brownest thumb enough fertilizer to succeed in medicinal herb gardening! […]

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What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

What is Permaculture and Should Urban Farmers Consider It?

When it comes to most kinds of farming, permaculture is one hot topic. It’s easy to see why farmers of all backgrounds and experience levels are excited about permaculture. As more and more consumers switch to a partly organic or fully organic diet, farmers are pushed to explore sustainable ways to produce organic produce and/or […]

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Quick and Easy Vermicomposting Tips for Urban Farmers

Quick and Easy Vermicomposting Tips for Urban Farmers

Many urban farmers are able to achieve a positive ROI thanks to heavy local demand for organic vegetables. As local consumers become more sophisticated and educate themselves on their total carbon footprint, there’s an increasing clamor for locally grown, totally organic, totally ‘green’ local produce. Sadly, this is one opportunity that can’t easily be solved […]

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Urban Farming

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Doing Urban Farming

It’s easy to heed the call of urban farming. It really is. Who wouldn’t get excited about the idea of knowing where your food came from? Who wouldn’t get pumped up about feeding only the very best food to your loved ones and community members? Who would mind the extra cash farming 100% organic and […]

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4 Factors to Be Aware of When Embarking on Urban Farming

4 Factors to Be Aware of When Embarking on Urban Farming

As the old saying goes, if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. A little bit of research ahead of time can save you quite a bit of wasted time, effort, and money. This advice definitely applies to urban farming. Here are four key factors you have to consider before starting your urban […]

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