Farming – Urban Gardening


How to Naturescape

Source: plantnative.org Published: May 24, 2017 Apologies for formatting errors due to docx importing. Curious about native plants? Interested in a beautiful, low-maintenance landscape? Concerned about health and water quality? Or did you just stumble on to this page...

Green & Safe Gardening: The Ultimate Guide to Clean Plant Care

Source: brighterblooms.com Published: May 24, 2017 Sprouting a green thumb have many health benefits for adults, and even makes a great choice to teach children as a hobby they can pursue on their own. Yet you need to be aware of some of the risks and dangers found in...

Sowing Seeds, Connecting to Nature

Source: treehugger.com Published: May 3, 2017 © Laura Stoecker for The Nature Conservancy Learn about the advances and setbacks around protecting our oceans, waterways, forests, and wildlife. From golden sand dunes rising along the Lake Michigan shoreline to vibrant...

Gaia’s Peace Garden Blooms as Model Urban Oasis

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: April 15, 2017 Blair Frank Jeff Biggers, Contributor Tucked away at the end of a residential cul-de-sac in Iowa City, just south of Interstate 80 and growing suburbs, the daffodils, violets and hyacinth in bloom, among the peach,...

5 Surprisingly Easy Edible Gardening Projects for Spring

Source: inhabitat.com Published: March 30, 2017 by Jill Fehrenbacher Spring has officially sprung and it’s a great time to renew your connection to this beautiful planet we call home. One great way to deepen your connection with the earth is to get outdoors, digging...

A Future Farming Industry Grows in Brooklyn

Source: huffingtonpost.com Published: March 25, 2017 By Alexander C. Kaufman and Joseph Erbentraut The startup Square Roots is training the next generation of urban farmers in a Bed-Stuy parking lot. BROOKLYN, New York ― Tobias Peggs is already cultivating leafy...

The World’s First Airport Potato Farm at JFK

Source: inhabitat.com Published: February 11, 2017   by Yuka Yoneda JetBlue launched the T5 Farm in 2015 as an experiment in urban farming that pushes the boundaries of the local food movement. Click here to watch “A Tour of JetBlue’s Farm at JFK Airport...