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Food production is a critical issue in our ever-expanding population. Fortunately with advancements in gardening technology, urban agriculture has become economically viable offering a variety of environmental, economic, health, and social benefits. Environmental – protecting biodiversity, lowering greenhouse gas emissions Social – building community relations, instilling biophilic practices Economic – offering business opportunities like rooftop...

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The first thing every individual can do is plant bee-friendly flowers. This will provides bees with a source of nutrition and restore their eco-system. The Royal Horticultural Society has compiled a list of 400 plants perfect for your garden. The following are just a few of the great pollinators for bees: 1. Borage 2. Clover 3....

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As an authority on organic architecture, Eric Corey Freed has built his credibility in many capacities. His passion and enthusiasm make it easy to create a diverse platform from which he can communicate his message. Here we’ve put together a snap shot of the many facets Eric uses to provide green building solutions. 1.       Architect...

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A green roof has a surface-level beauty that any admirer can appreciate. However, the remarkable measure of designing, planning, execution, and maintenance that must be performed make green roofs a veritable art-form. Given the amount of work that goes into developing green roofs, it’s no wonder that there has been an increase in the number...

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There has been much valid research performed over the last couple decades about the health, economic, social, and environmental benefits of buildings incorporating plants and greenery into urban spaces – especially into commercial and residential buildings. Residents and inhabitants of the buildings feel better and perform better when exposed to more natural elements. Not to mention...

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