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Urban Gardening

Short on space? No problem! Anyone can grow their own food, herbs, and flowers, no matter where they live. Follow our tips and tricks to start your urban garden.

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Nothing But Love And Appreciation: What Does Your Garden Mean To You?

As Canadians continue to celebrate the Year of the Garden (YOTG), the Canadian Garden Council encourages all garden enthusiasts, from …

Grow Bags Are The Fabric Of Our Lives

Never have I had such an accommodating vessel in the garden. Some might be thinking a pot is a pot, …

Tight On Space? Try These Small Food Garden Solutions

Urban food gardeners are often challenged by confined spaces with limited options for growing edibles. Many people have to juggle …

How Gardeners Everywhere Can Celebrate Garden Days 2022

You don’t need an excuse to get out and spend some time with your plants, but in case you haven’t …

Garden Gadgets Perfect For Growing in A Controlled Environment And Outdoors

The world of urban gardening is packed with the most innovative and technologically advanced equipment. A day spent strolling through …

5 Cool Ways To Super Cropping Success

Super cropping involves stressing plants in various ways to push them to their maximum potential. By pinching, cutting, training, and …

How To Choose The Right Containers For Growing Food

More people than ever are learning to grow edible gardens, especially in small urban areas. With limited space, container gardens …

How Recyclable Are Your Garden Containers?

Container gardening is on the rise, especially in cities where space is limited. Some containers are durable, but they don’t …

Growing A Kitchen Garden Leads To Food Security As Potential Produce Shortage Looms

As the holidays creep closer, we hear about Christmas tree, turkey, and toy shortages. But nothing raises more concern than …

Seeing Is Believing: Urban Sheep and Shepherds

Sheep, in the heart of cities? Throughout North America, we now see sheep and their shepherds in parks and other …

Climate Action: Why Urban Areas Need To Plant More Trees

When it comes to trees and their environmental benefits, it’s their ability to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen that …

Take A Walk On The Wild Side With Horticultural Disobedience

Are you feeling a little rebellious? We all want to take a walk on the wild side now and then! …

The Secret To Creating And Maintaining Local Food Networks

The logistics of creating and maintaining local food networks takes time and effort, of course. Here we are in the …

A Thriving Urban Balcony Garden Offers Entertainment, Education, and Hope

It’s been 16 months since the global pandemic began, and I started thinking about increments of time. Sixteen months since …

How To Grow Vegetables on a Windowsill

Raised garden beds of ripening tomatoes or pole beans meandering up a trellis are a dream for many living in …

Agricultural Threefolding and Building a Cooperative Grocery Store in a Food Desert

In a big broad stroke, we live in a world defined by culture, rights, and economy. These domains of social …

Going Away? Vacation Planning for Container Gardens

Gardens aren’t all that different from pets. We love them, and when we go away on vacation, they need to …

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