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Urban Gardening Guide

5 Delicious and Easy Vegetarian Recipes (That You Can Grow In An Urban Garden)

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2016 7:06:33 AM / by Cindy Huang posted in urban garden, recipes, DIY

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Here are 5 great recipes from Brendon the Smiling Chef that are healthy, delicious, vegetarian, and best of all - filled with fresh ingredients that can easily be grown in your own urban garden! After all, great recipes taste even better with added fresh, organic ingredients lovingly sourced from home. 

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Hacking Traditional Gardening Rows To Grow More With Less

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2016 7:02:33 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in urban gardening, urban garden, innovation

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When I first came across Little Crop Circles, I honestly thought they went around recreating miniature versions of those crazy patterns made from flattening a crop (admit it, you would have thought the same too!):

I was both glad and thrilled to be proven so wrong, and came to discover the amazing work behind a company and the products that they’re about to launch.

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How To Keep A Good Thing Growing.

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2016 6:51:22 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in urban gardening, innovation

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Or how I really like to see it, how can I keep my babies alive?

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Why I Started An Urban Garden Ft. Moe from MyEden

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 27, 2016 12:29:57 AM / by Morgan Kaman posted in urban gardening, urban garden, Gardening Gurus

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Today we have Moe from MyEden.io sharing her journey into gardening, the reasons why she gardens and what it means to her. Thanks Moe!

- Cindy

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Get Dirt-Free Gardening With Gravel Science

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 21, 2016 6:07:35 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in gravel science, urban gardening, indoor gardening, dirt-free gardening, innovation

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I’m sure many of you have heard of or are familiar with hydroponics as the new alternative to soil-free gardening. But getting off the phone with Founder, Richard Campbell has left me absolutely mind-blown. To Soil Less has discovered a way of growing plants on rocks by simply adding water! Bring on the skeptics and the confused – you’re all probably thinking, that’s just throwing gravel on top of fertilized soil to make things look neat.

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What To Ask When Buying Your First Plant

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 17, 2016 3:40:50 PM / by Cindy Huang

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Your first time? Unsure of how to go about it? Here are all the things you need to answer before making that commitment. And we're not talking marriage.

No, this is serious business... the all important:

"What plant should I buy?"

What should you grow? A houseplant? Vegetables? Fruits? All of them? The choices are endless...

Here is the definitive list on the questions you should be asking yourself before you make the commitment!

 

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The Quick and Dirty Guide On How To Not Kill Your Houseplant

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2016 8:39:00 AM / by Cindy Huang posted in plant care, indoor gardening, houseplants

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Maybe you're going on holidays. Maybe you've had some past bad experiences. Maybe you're still a novice at this whole gardening thing. Or maybe your green thumbs have eloped into the sunrise. For this guide we'll be covering mainly indoor plant care, although many of these steps can be applied to all gardens!

Whatever the reason, we've got you covered with our Ultimate Guide On How To NOT Kill Your House-Plant.

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Top 5 Urban Gardening Innovations For 2016

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 13, 2016 10:04:12 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in technology, urban gardening, innovation

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It may only be March, but we wanted to get in early to find the Top 5 Urban Gardening Innovations for 2016 thus far. After scouring through our global networks to find the smartest, most innovative,  and convenient inventions in the urban gardening space, we are proud to announce the following five innovations as our Top 5 Picks for 2016! 

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Why We Love Microgreens (And Why You Should Too!)

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2016 11:15:52 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in microgreens, vegetable gardening

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Microgreens.

Elusive, expensive yet highly sought after, I'm sure many of you are wondering what this mysterious plant may be. Most of you will be familiar with baby vegetables - baby spinach, baby lettuce, baby squash - those adorably sized, incredibly tender junior versions of their full-sized selves. Microgreens takes this to the next level (or down a level), they are the newborn member of the organic vegetable family: the first shoots of vegetables greens. These tiny leaves can be as young as 14 days old, and are now booming into popularity through the advocacy of gourmet chefs and our organic gardeners across the world. 

In today's post, we will cover the following:

  • Types of Microgreens
  • Health Benefits of Microgreens
  • Uses of Microgreens
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5 Reasons Why Your Balcony Needs A Garden

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2016 8:25:11 PM / by Cindy Huang posted in urban gardening, balcony garden

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Anyone who has ever owned a backyard can understand the nightmares of creating that catalogue garden without breaking your back or spending bucketloads of cash. It's probably why you inwardly rejoiced when you moved into an apartment and relished in the freedom of a lawn-free existence. But just because your backyard is now a 4 x 10 slab of concrete doesn't mean it can't become your nature getaway inside the city (not to mention a delicious source of organic food). A balcony garden may what your city home has been missing all this time, in fact, we would even insist that your balcony is incomplete without one! 
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