Category Archives: Sustainable Gardening

Sustainable Gardens


Sustainable Gardens
The landscaping at the Annacis Research Centre and the City Farmer Demonstration Garden exemplifies sustainable approaches outlined in the Grow Green Guide. And we look at an herbal alternative to a grass lawn.

Harvesting a Sustainable Future: Introducing the Trent Market Garden


Harvesting a Sustainable Future: Introducing the Trent Market Garden
As of September 2015, customers dining at one of Trent’s food service facilities can now enjoy fresh, organic produce thanks to an innovative partnership between Chartwells, a member of Compass Group Canada, and a new student-run agricultural enterprise that is providing students with an incomparable hands-on learning experience.

Sustainable Back Yard


Sustainable Back Yard
EnviroscapeLA Founder Mike Garcia gives us a tour of his own backyard. This yard sets the standard for “Sustainable” and comes complete with a 5000 gallon rainwater harvesting system, Koi pond, chickens, solar power and Aeroponic Gardens. Watch and get inspired!

The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening E-Book


The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable Gardening E-Book
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Gardeners are the front line of defense in our struggle to tackle the problems of global warming, loss of habitat, water shortages, and shrinking biodiversity. In The New American Landscape, author and editor Thomas Christopher brings together the best thinkers on the topic of gardening sustainably, and asks them to describe the future of the sustainable landscape. The discussion unfolds from there, and what results is a collective vision as eloquent as it is diverse.the New American Landscape offers designers a roadmap to a beautiful garden that improves, not degrades the environment. Its a provocative manifesto about the important role gardens play in creating a more sustainable future that no professional garden designer can afford to miss.john Greenlee and Neil Diboll on the new American meadow gardenrick Darke on balancing natives and exotics in the gardendoug Tallamy on landscapes that welcome wildlifeeric Toensmeier on the sustainable edible gardendavid Wolfe on gardening sustainable with a changing climateelaine Ingham on managing soil healthdavid Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth on sustainable pest solutionsed Snodgrass and Linda Mcintyre on green roofs in the sustainable residential landscapethomas Christopher on waterwise gardenstoby Hemenway on whole system garden designthe Sustainable Site Initiative on the managing the home landscape as a sustainable site