Container Growing Blueberries

Fresh blueberries are both delicious and nutritious. Just as awesome on cereal as they are in things like pancakes, pie and muffins - they are high in fiber and anti-oxidants. These plants are surprisingly easy to grow if you give them the right conditions to thrive....

Fighting Hunger with Aquaponics

Farmers have battled the nature throughout the history of the world.  Bad weather, storm damage, insects, animals and plant disease have taken a toll on food supplies everywhere. Even if you're not a farmer, any given year could bring feast or famine with traditional...

Totally Natural Indoor Garden System

Imagine an indoor garden system that is more like an outdoor garden. As in, you simply prep for planting, make sure the soil doesn't get too dry, and soon you're harvesting great tasting fresh food and herbs. Sans the weeding, of course. And no matter what the weather...

DIY Hydroponic Windowsill Garden

Got a window that gets tons of sun? Setting up an herb garden in it can be really simple, though you might have to add a decent grow light to supplement the sunshine in the winter. This guy did a great job of putting one together inexpensively, yet the finished...

Vertical Forestry and Vertical Orchards?

Green to the second power. Vertical gardens on the walls of tall buildings is being investigated, even implemented in big cities all over the world as people seek to become locavores, eat better and reduce the carbon footprint. However, some architects and designers...

Sustainable Hydroponics

Cow Patty Hydroponics that is. Not as a means of plant nutrients, as many will instantly assume. No this enterprising Wisconsin dairy farmer generates all the energy to run a sizable greenhouse hydroponic farm with cow manure. It all began back in 2002 when the...