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Let's try this again rooftop garden

At the beginning of spring I was so inspired by all things green and blooming. I convinced my husband to let me splurge at the local garden store and buy “all the things we’ll need for produce this summer…it’ll save us on the grocery bill!” Being an awesome guy and knowing I have this endless optimism that all things will work exactly as planned, he agreed and I went nuts. 284 more words

Outdoor Activities

Sustainable Design: measure twice cut once

A key component of sustainable design is adaptability. Good design allows for the replacement, or reworking, of components to preserve the value and materials of an earlier design when a situation requires it.  183 more words

Sustainable Design

Rooftop Gardening at the Local Corner Market

The Corner Market on Lower Greenville is a coffee shop, bakery, and florist for the M Street neighborhood. This is not just your regular market though; it is a community of friends, neighbors, and familiar faces. 335 more words

Coffee Shops

Organic Aeroponic nutrient

I have avoided using any non-organic fertilizer and pesticides bought from shop for rooftop gardening. I have been using organics like kitchen compost, vermicompost, coffee grounds and tea extracts as fertilizers and ginger/chili/garlic/turmeric concoctions as pesticides. 277 more words

Aeroponics

Organic Gardening

Organic gardening, once seen as something practiced only by health nuts and hippies, is no longer a fad. Everyone wants the food we serve to our families as well as our environment to be safe and healthy. 29 more words