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Freight Farms are shipping containers modified to grow stacks of hydroponic plants and vegetables — anywhere, 365 days a year.

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“Freight Farms: How Boston Gets Local Greens, Even When Buried In Snow http://t.co/ZIRInGFaNe @nprnews #FoodTank”

Vertical Gardens One Central Park by Ateliers Jean Nouvel LOT 1 Broadway, Central Park, Chippendale NSW Australia - Image 11 of 20 from gallery of One Central Park / Ateliers Jean Nouvel. Photograph by Murray Fredericks Architecture Durable, Architecture Cool, Sustainable Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Architecture Geometric, Pavilion Architecture, Minimalist Architecture, Classical Architecture

One Central Park / Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Completed in 2014 in Chippendale, Australia. Images by John Gollings, Simon Wood, Murray Fredericks . One Central Park offered Nouvel and Blanc a canvas of an entirely new scale. Here they built an integrated experience for living in harmony with the...

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“Algae thrive on CO2. So why not farm it on an overpass? http://t.co/P97hbJ0KB0 #cleantech #innovation #greenenergy”

Beautiful vertical gardening/ This might work for cucumbers & other viney crops. Vertical Gardening Beds makes excellent use of garden space. Here are some vertical gardening beds & design & inspiration. These Vertical Gardening ideas

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Sheryl Ozinsky

This is "Sheryl Ozinsky" by Simon Barnett on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

PVC Pipes perfect for growing strawberries -- Keep the berries off the ground. PVC Pipes perfect for growing strawberries -- Keep the berries off the ground. PVC Pipes perfect for growing strawberries -- Keep the berries off the ground. Plants, Garden, Growing Plants, Strawberry Planters, Edible Garden, Vertical Garden, Growing Strawberries, Flowers, Container Gardening

How to Grow Strawberries in a PVC Pipe | Hunker

Strawberries require moist, warm soils for optimum growth, factors controlled most easily in a container. However, container-grown strawberries can tangle and overgrow themselves, causing rot and an unevenly ripe crop. You can solve this problem without purchasing trellises or fancy planting systems.

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How to Build the Ultimate Compost Bin DIY Compost Bin, 3 section wood<br> This three-crate system will churn out rich soil in a fraction of the time.

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Easier way to turn and aerate compost. Drill holes through PVC pipe and place into compost bin. Leave the ends sticking out, the open ends will allow air to travel through the holes into the compost.

Grandma's Secret Weapons

Composting is great, we can all agree on that. But turning your compost and aerating it can be a pain. Especially if you are 86 years old! ...

Container Gardening For Beginners A handy vegetable planting calendar and useful guide to growing vegetables for beginners, perfect for those new to vegetable gardening

A Vegetable Growing Cheat Sheet #infographic

We are right in the middle of vegetable-planting season, the sun is shining, and we’ve wanted to grow our own veg for a while now, but the thought of knowing where to plant them, how far apart the different vegetables should be, and how long they need to grow can become daunting if you plan on doing more that one at a time.

Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart.Leaves, grass clippings, newspaper: become a mulch master with this chart.

The Benefits of Gardening with Mulch | Fix.com

Mulching keeps your soil cool and moist by protecting it from the sun. Adding mulch to your garden can have a direct influence on yields.

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An Unexpected Hanging-Garden | Singapore | AgFacadesign & Tierra Design

An Unexpected Hanging-Garden | Singapore | AgFacadesign & Tierra Design

Why Compost? Why Compost? Why Compost? Why Compost?

Live in an apartment or condo and think you can’t compost because you don’t have a large backyard? It is possible—and fairly easy—to compost indoors. If properly managed, a compost bin won’t attract pests or rodents or smell bad.

The Totally Useful, Kinda Gross, Urban Renewal Project To Delight Your Inner 5th Grader

Composting isn't just for granola-heads living on an organic farm. Now you can do your part to save the planet — even from inside an apartment.

Vintage Victory Garden Poster: "Dig for plenty!" skinny man is no longer skinny after his bountiful victory garden harvest! Vintage Advertising Posters, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Retro Posters, Vintage Food, Vintage Images, Wpa Posters, Political Posters


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