A catalogues of vegetables Garlic is Chandran Chaliyakath’s big test this year. Their wiry, green stems grow out of a couple of plastic cans on his terrace. Last year, he harvested onions. “I got about 20 kgs,” says Chandran who makes metal grills and shutters for a living and grows vegetables for passion. In the … Continue reading Farm fresh from home
Green roofs produce food, cool buildings, and add a dash of color to the skyline. In the future, could they also generate electricity? That's the vision of Marjolein Helder and her Dutch startup Plant-e. Helder has developed a modular system that generates power from submerged plant roots. Eventually, it could power whole households, she says. … Continue reading These Green Roofs Are More Than Just A Garden, They’re Also A Power Plant
The 2014 Urban Food Awards celebrate the capital’s urban spaces used to grow fresh fruit and vegetables The Castle Climbing Centre Green Lanes Stoke Newington. Photograph: Jamie Lau Monday 8 December 2014 21.28 AEST They may be found in unlikely places, including old bombsites and ex-pumping stations, but London is thick with inspiring and community-minded … Continue reading Climbing to green success
Gardening Green waste recycling. Click here A horse ploughed garden. Click here A guerrilla gardener! Click here Meet the head gardener at River Cottage HQ. Click here Food A food film without the preaching. Click here Insect cuisine? Click here Farming Going the extra step: off the grid living in the US. Click here Using … Continue reading 30 October 2014
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Gardening A garden for wildlife and pollinators. Click here Dishing the dirt on manure! Click here 785 kg (1731 lb) pumpkin! Click here Saving pepper seeds. Click here Chard for year round greens. Click here The ancient art of the Espalier. Click here A heritage vegetable garden. Click here Farming An orchard with a passion … Continue reading 2 October 2014
Gardening Students harvest their own permaculture garden. Click here Worms! Click here A quick guide to mulching. Click here Fixing the planet with healthy soil? Click here Farming Push to make farming profitable in India. Click here A return to horse power? Click here Meet a modern farmer; not what you'd think! Click here Managing … Continue reading 19 September 2014