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Urban Farming Explored

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Urban Farming Imagine a local farm producing masses of delicious, fresh, succulent organic fruit and vegetables all year round. You may live miles away from green fields, but this farm is different as it’s tucked away in the middle of your town or city! Urban farms are popping up all over the world and there…

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Growing Your Own Vertical Garden

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What is a Vertical Garden? A vertical garden is very similar to a vertical farm, which is the practice of producing food in vertically stacked layers, such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container. The modern ideas of vertical farming use indoor farming techniques and controlled-environment agriculture, or CEA technology, where all environmental factors…

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What is Vertical Farming?

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What is Vertical Farming? The term vertical farming was coined by Gilbert Ellis Bailey in 1915 in his book of the same name. He wrote about farming with a special interest in soil origin, its nutrient content, and the view of plant life as vertical life forms, specifically relating to their underground root structures. His use of the…

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What is Vertical Gardening Anyway?

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Image Courtesy of Alfredo Sánchez Romero – Creative Commons License What is Vertical Gardening? As long as you have an empty wall or a bare fence that needs improving, you could tend edibles, annuals, and also perennials with these vertical gardening concepts. Every one of these inspires us! By utilizing a little resourcefulness, individuals can adapt this upright…

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