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Urban Agriculture

Grow Your Own Coffee Plant

September 1, 2013 |

Drink Your Plant Nothing could be more satisfying than growing your Coffea Arabica from a seedling, nurturing it into a beautiful blooming, mature plant and then harvesting its beans, roasting them, grinding them, and eventually brewing them. Coffee plants are becoming trendy indoor plants both for their eventual outcome (morning fuel), and for their deep,...

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The Urban Organic Gardener aka Mike Lieberman educates us on getting our plant planning started now for fall. It is after all just around the corner (sigh). His Veggie Virgin Formula helps us determine the appropriate plants for our gardens depending on our USDA zone. Just enter your zip code into the search bar and it...

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Becoming a Foodie has never been easier! This awesome all-in-one kit from the Balcony Gardener offers three different flavors:  “Basil-o-holic”, “XXX Pepper”, and “Tomato Takeover” and comes in a clean, aluminum planter. Once these eventual ingredients have started growing, they are easy to transplant to your balcony or patio containers. Get yours here at the BalconyGardener.com...

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Get inspired with these creative ways to display your succulents indoor and outdoor. Click here for these great ideas from Bamboo And More. If you liked these ideas check these 3 Easy Steps for a Fall Container Garden.    ...

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Container gardens can supplement to your food supply as well as beautify your patio or dooryard. And they are surprisingly easy to create and maintain, as long as you follow a few simple rules. Get the step-by-step from Yahoo! here. Source: Gordon James, Yahoo!...

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As we head into fall we present you with some inspiration for growing indoors. These are the ten best herbs to grow on your window sill and how to keep them alive through the winter. Click here for the scoop from Organic Gardening.    ...

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As an urban dweller you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your love of fresh grown vegetables for the convenience of your condo. These creative (and inexpensive) ideas make it easy to set up your garden on your patio or balcony without taking up too much space. Click here to get inspired from Apartment Therapy.  ...

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“The new report, “Cultivate L.A.: An Assessment of Urban Agriculture in L.A. County,” is intended to aid city planners as they learn how to accommodate these new land uses in the nation’s most populous county.” -UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs All major dense North Americans cities should consider this approach to the conservation of...

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