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Urban Farming


Urban Farming

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Sweet potato leaves are packed with nutrition

Sweet potato leaves are packed with nutrition

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These boots are made for growing.

Alternative Gardning: Island bed garden design

Alternative Gardning: Island bed garden design

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Home made baskets from sticks and then lettuce growing in the middle

Paradise on Earth

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Underground and on rooftops, farms take root in big cities - Innovative projects are trying to help feed the world's booming cities by farming in urban spaces, including high above, and far beneath, busy streets.

Underground and on rooftops, farms take root in big cities

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Small Space Gardens: 11 Tiny Terraces

Small Space Gardens: 11 Tiny Terraces: Gardenista

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Modular plant pots create vertical gardens in the home

Modular plant pots create vertical gardens in the home

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How to garden in your apartment - Britta Riley wanted to grow her own food (in her tiny apartment). So she and her friends developed a system for growing plants in discarded plastic bottles -- researching, testing and tweaking the system using social media, trying many variations at once and quickly arriving at the optimal system. Call it distributed DIY. And the results? Delicious.

A garden in my apartment

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Pinner Wrote: Put a sticker on your apples while they are still green on the tree. As they ripen, the part under the sticker stays green and you have a custom stenciled apple. Im guessing this would work with veggies from the garden too.

How to Construct a Greenhouse Using Plastic Water Bottles! And 22 Amazing Examples.

Schoolyard Farms (short): Building farms on schoolyards to nourish kids - Learn about Schoolyard Farms, a new organization that builds farms on underused schoolyards to teach kids how to grow food, where it comes from and circles the food back to the cafeteria

A Pot That Unfolds As Your Plant Grows

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How to Start a Backyard Farm: There are so many options for small space homesteading! This covers space saving gardening, small livestock, foraging, and more.

Fungi Mutarium recycles plastic while growing edible treats

Lettuce Evolve offers aquaponic planters for gardening in small spaces

Toshiba’s high-tech grow rooms are churning out lettuce that never needs washing

This indoor farm in Japan used to be a floppy disk factory

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Take it outside and turn your old umbrella into a greenhouse or a protective covering for your plants ...

10 Ways to Repurpose Old Umbrellas - Dukes & Duchesses

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Plant Ideas

How to build a straw bale garden, this site has more information... I did it this year and I'm amazed at the size of my tomatoes! I put them around my Rhubarb patches and I was harvesting rhubarb into late September! Give this a try

How to Build a Straw Bale Garden - Modern Farmer

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Make a Living from Growing Mushrooms - Want to run a diversified rural business that is organically certified by the Soil Association, GM-free, utilses rainwater and natural light, needs, on average, about 20 hours' work per week and earns you a healthy living wage? Richard Edwards tells you how.

Make a Living from Growing Mushrooms

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How To Build A Self Watering Vertical Garden - powered by solar panels and a wind turbine!

How To Build A Self Watering Vertical Garden | Your Projects@OBN

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An In-Depth Plant Companion Chart.

An In-Depth Companion Planting Guide

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Wicking Bed Container Garden - Very informative and detailed information on this hydroponic method... I like being able to try this method without investing a lot of money and water...