Eat House: A Dutch Living Walls House

If you have done much reading about gardening, you likely have come across the newest hot topic: vertical gardening. The concept is about using less space to provide more food in your garden, and to even lighten your work load. There are many articles and personal stories available that describe different ways to vertical garden. Here is another, more...

5 Ways to Use Eggshells in Your Garden

What do you do with the eggshells that are left over after you eat the delicious eggs? We all know that eggs are excellent sources of protein, minerals and vitamins, and are often touted as high on the list of most nutritious foods. A trillion egg are consumed each year, each person eating on average 150 or more eggs during...

Year-Round Gardening with a $300 Underground Greenhouse

Year-Round Gardening with a Walipini ! Growers dealing with cold weather conditions use numerous methods to prolong the growing season, or to boost their crops. Such methods include using hoop houses, cold frames, and of course, greenhouses. Greenhouses are mostly glazed complexes, and are generally costly to build and heat all winter long. A more economical and efficient approach to glass greenhouses...

Goodyear Reveals the Eagle-360, a Spherical Tire for Self-Driving Cars

The next big change for tires will be the way they’re shaped. Inspired by nature and infused with magnetic-levitation, Goodyear recently unveiled a concept tire purposed for self-driving cars called the “Eagle-360”. Why place a car on four spheres in the first place? According to Goodyear, the 3D-printed tires will have a bigger contact patch with the ground, giving a...

Portable Chicken Coop – Protecting your flock while providing the semi free-range lifestyle

As a poultry keeping, one of your main concerns is providing appropriate shelter for your chickens which is beneficial for them, your landscape and your gardens. While a permanent henhouse will provide excellent shelter, complete with nesting boxes, roosting bars and other amenities, it is also an immovable structure that requires significant maintenance and cleaning. For many small scale...

Japanese Maple Tree In Your Garden

In the season of autumn, the Japanese maple is the incredibly beautiful. Compared to other plants and trees, the Japanese maple is surpassing all in beauty and strength. As an individual representation of a tree, the maple is stuns with the brilliant foliage colors of crimson, orange, or gold along the base. Standing singular within a garden, the maple...

Benefits Of Spiral Herb Garden

A spiral herb garden will give the urban gardening a huge bonus in the ability to grow many different kinds of herbs in a small area, generally five to six feet in diameter, rising to three to four feet in height, but can vary with your building technique. The spiral is a ramp that rises with the center of...

Using Chicken Manure As A Garden Fertilizer

If you maintain a backyard flock of chickens, you will have an ample supply of a wonderful fertilizer. Each of your chickens will produce two cubic feet of manure every year. Multiply this by the number in your flock, and you will see that you have quite a source of manure! Plans need to be made for how you will...

TomTato – Two for One! A plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes

TomTato – Two for One! Small space gardening is always coming up with new ideas, but here is a dream that one thought we would never see – a plant that grows potatoes and tomatoes in just one plant! This is not genetic engineering but grafting together of a cherry tomato plant and a white potato plant. UK company Thompson...

Green Roofs: Gardening in Small Spaces

If you are looking for ways to conserve energy, and costs, while maximizing the appeal of your home, take a look at roof gardens. These are ideal for urban areas, making use of space often overlooked and most certainly unused. Growing your own food can take some creativity, particularly when you have a specific amount of space, as you...