Hand Pollinating Squash for Higher Yields and Seed Saving
Pollinating squashes by hand is an easy-to-learn, simple yet effective technique to improve fruit set and yields. It can also be used to guarantee that seeds...
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop
The future of food: inside the world's largest urban farm – built on a rooftop | Cities | The Guardian
City Launches Website to Help Prospective Urban Farmers Get Started - Times of San Diego
With people stuck at home during the pandemic, San Diego launched a website with information and assistance on how to become a successful "urban farmer."
Pittsburgh Grows Urban Gardens in the Fight Against Gentrification | Civil Eats
Urban ag groups and organizers are fighting food apartheid and building economic self-sufficiency.
How To Grow Strawberries In Containers-All Sorts Of Containers!
Strawberries are gorgeous, the taste of summer, you can grow them in all sorts of quirky containers, here are a few to give you inspiration!
Growing Flowers to Attract Beneficial Insects
One of the very best defences for your garden against pests is to plant flowers that will attract beneficial insects...
America’s first sustainable urban agrihood | Curbed
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) revealed its plans for the first Sustainable Urban Agrihood in the North End of Detroit. Subscribe: http://bit.l...
Why I Stopped Protesting and Started a Garden
“The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale, in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone. Hence the futility of...
Guerrilla gardening [ the illicit cultivation of someone else's land]. We see a direct link between community action gardening, and groups in the global south fighting for, and reclaiming their land such as the Zapatistas, and other indigenous peoples struggles for land. Although we do recognize the differences in the risks and consequences facing these…
Crack Gardens: Food Growing from Cracks in the Pavement
“Crack garden” is probably giving you some interesting mental images. In reality, it refers to plant life that is squeezing up through cracks in our streets, sidewalks and parking lots against all odds. Some people are harnessing these tiny access points to soil in areas where they would otherwise not be able to garden. I suppose it’s a form of guerilla gardening, but not quite the same.
Winter Backgardens, Islington by Melissa Scott-Miller NEAC Down To Earth Cards
Melissa Scott-Miller paints mainly urban landscapes, specialising in London where she was born and still lives, as well as interiors and portraits of people in their surroundings. She is fascinated by light and pattern and texture, particularly on bricks