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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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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 …

Urban Gardening Essential To Mitigating The Effects of Climate Change

Imagine if every one of our cities was bursting with urban farms? Fruit, vegetable, and flower crops growing in community gardens …

Making Urban Agriculture More Accessible With Table Gardens

In North America, about 85% of people live in urban areas. Since many of them are in condos or apartments …

Busy in the Battery: Mini-Doc Shines Light on Thriving NYC Urban Farm

Do you have two and a half minutes to spare? Get your daily dose of positivity by watching “Busy in …

Local Growers: First Light Farm Strives For Nutrition And Food Security in Revelstoke

Extraordinary circumstances sometimes have a way of sparking us into action; for Jesse Johnston-Hill and Chris Rubens, the COVID-19 outbreak …

From Concrete Jungles To Incredible Green Spaces: Cities Making The Change

While the rise of cities has brought plenty of benefits, the century of industrial growth and expansion of urban sprawl …

Repurposing Empty Skyscrapers Into Urban Farms

With the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic upon us and teleworking being more popular than ever, office buildings in …

Finding Solace In The Allotment Amid Another Lockdown

For many people, January is a difficult month to get through, even when there isn’t a raging global pandemic. In …

Urban Gardening A Source Of Joy In Difficult Times

I was thrilled when Garden Culture asked me to write a piece on urban gardening. I’m a born and raised …

Guerilla Gardening Brings Greenery To Barren Land

Pattern recognition is one of our most potent superpowers when it comes to survival. We know that those dents in …

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