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2014-04-08 12:22:14

Gotham Greens Builds World's First Commercial High Tech Greenhouse on Roof of Whole Foods Market BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning glimpse into our green future

2014-04-02 08:36:16

- 35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years WILLISTON, Vt., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During

2014-03-31 04:21:02

DUBAI, UAE, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

2014-03-27 12:23:06

SCRANTON, Pa., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Community gardeners, faced with the obstacles of tending a garden away from home, are discovering a simple solution to their problems:

2014-03-26 08:23:48

SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Park directors and advocates hailed the latest report on city parks released Wednesday by The Trust for Public Land, a leading national non-profit

2014-03-20 08:23:53

Grants to fund community gardens and green spaces across the U.S. MARYSVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a long and cold winter for much of the U.S., The

2014-03-18 23:31:02

Cannondale Sports Unlimited’s new office in Norwalk, Conn. features a 180 sq. ft.


Latest Urban agriculture Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Container garden
2013-08-21 10:16:39

A container garden consists of plants that are grown in pots, boxes, or other containers rather than directly in the ground. Containers can be made of terracotta, wood, plastic, ceramic, or other material that will hold soil and water. There are many forms of containers from the old worn out shoe, tea cups, terracotta pots, window boxes, or the more sophisticated methods with automatic-watering systems. Container gardening is good for growers who do not have adequate soil, growing...

Community garden
2013-08-21 07:25:44

Community gardens are plots of land that are tended by a community of gardeners. In the UK they are knows as allotment gardens where local officials will rent a piece of land for their growing needs. Community gardens come in all sizes and functionality from the small planters found hanging around town, to the large plantings to help preserve natural habitats. Community gardens may be privately owned as well as publicly. One plot of land can be used as a whole, with everybody working...

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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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