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This is an introduction to the vertical garden wall project we are building at Headwaters Farm. Headwaters Farm is a community farm and education centre located about an hour from Toronto in the rolling hills of Northumberland Country overlooking Lake Ontario. ...

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“Every garden, backyard or patio has some kind of fence. They can be pretty dull and even can make the surrounding area uglier than it probably is. That’s why we decided to present you a dozen of great ideas that can unbelievably transform your garden and make it an enjoyable place.” Enjoy and get inspired: “SiteForEverything.com“ ...

“The Noocity Growbed is an unique and efficient self-watering gardening system. It’s easy to assemble and only needs low maintenance. The Noocity growbed allows you to plant a wide variety of vegetables, fruits and herbs anywhere without worrying about time.” ...

source: “commons.wikimedia.org” “Beans are a spring garden must-have! They’re easy to grow, they require almost zero maintenance, and they’re incredible high-yielding (you can expect to find and pick fresh ones every day). Though you could grow them in bushes, you’ll get much more bang for your buck by growing them vertically with...

“David and Henrie Whitcomb’s vertical garden redeemed a chunk of unusable space on their 2,500-square-foot wraparound terrace in New York’s Greenwich Village. The green wall must be replanted each spring, ‘based on what plants will survive there, and what plants will hold the soil,’ said Emma Decaires, the Whitcombs’ horticulturalist....

Orange County is aiming for going more GREEN with a new local food sourcing program called the “Center-to-Table Gardens in the West Concourse”. The program which began in May, gives convention goers a chance to see where their food comes from, on-site.   “The farm, operated by Urban Smart Farms, includes 81 towers for growing lettuce, microgreens,...

On top of this new 40,000 square foot roof you’ll find a vineyard, with an organic farm and bee keeping program.  They also plan on opening a restaurant on property that will use the organic produce and donate 100% of their profits to charity’s within Staten Island. “We will grow the grapes, crush them and bottle them — all right here on...

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“Chef John Mooney believes so strongly in local food that for his latest restaurant in Manhattan’s West Village, most of his produce travels just 60 feet from the building’s roof to his kitchen. He’s able to grow nearly two-thirds the vegetables for his restaurant- Bell, Book & Candle- because he doesn’t rely on soil. Instead, Mooney...

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“The farm’s solar power is generated by 23,000 mirrors that reflect sunlight towards a 115-meter (377-foot) high receiver tower. On a sunny day, up to 39 megawatts of energy can be produced—enough to power the desalination plant and supply the greenhouse’s electricity needs, NewsScientist explained.” To read the entire article, visit:...

Paris has passed a new law stating that ANYONE is allowed to plant and grow food in urban areas within city limits.  After applying for a permit, gardeners will be able to grow wherever they want! Flower boxes, rooftops, under trees, on walls or even on fences.  Gardeners can choose from flowers, vegetables or fruit.  The mayor’s goal was to create more...

“They knew they had to maximize greenhouse space so they decided to grow vertical and to grow differently. They experimented with hydroponics and finally settled on aeroponics. “So aeroponics is similar to hydroponics using water rather than soil, but it’s mist,” explains Benjamin. “It’s a mist that comes on inside the growing...

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Farming once required a lot of space, but that’s not the case anymore. Homegrown produce is becoming more and more available to city dwellers across the world. “A company called Click & Grow wants to make farming at home as easy as pressing a button. After successfully launching the personal Smart Herb Garden last year, it has now announced a...

“Urban living situates you in areas are that are highly developed and fast-paced. Most probably you are surrounded with a density of human structures such as buildings, houses, railways, bridges, and roads. The big difference between urban and country life is that living in the city depends on almost entirely upon money.” To read the original article,...