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This flatpack urban farm only takes up 538 square feet, but its creators say that it can yield as much as 6 tonnes (6.6 tons) of fresh produce per year.

This flatpack urban farm only takes up 538 square feet, but its creators say that it can yield as much as 6 tonnes tons) of fresh produce per year.

Bucket drip kits, a one time cost of $12, allow growing vegetables during the dry season using drip irrigation. Drip irrigation, originally developed in Israel, targets precious water to where it needs to go, the roots of the plants. Much less labor - it uses water efficiently. Less to lug, less time spent fetching it, more time gardening.

DIY Home Irrigation System. Bucket drip kits are a modest one time cost which allows for minimal use of water. Drip irrigation, originally developed in Israel, targets precious water to where it needs to go, the roots of the plants.

What can be more creative and versatile hobby and art than growing a chile pepper from a seed to a bonsai chile tree? (Personally, I don't think I have the patience to do this myself, but totally admire the work of art they are!)

Fairy Tree-What can be more creative and versatile hobby and art than growing a chile pepper from a seed to a bonsai chile tree? (Personally, I don't think I have the patience to do this myself, but totally admire the work of art they are!

Hanging Vegetable Garden – What Vegetables Can Be Grown Upside Down

5 vegetable types that can be grown upside down ~ When you have limited space to garden, add a hanging vegetable garden with vegetables grown upside down. What can be grown upside down? Read here to learn about vegetables for an upside down garden.

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard

How to Attract Butterflies to Your Yard: feed the caterpillars, provide nectar sources in sunny areas, shallow coarse moist sand for "puddling", fruit slices, peels or cores as a treat

I want there to be garden parties at my house every day. :D 23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds

Log Bird Feeder - 23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds (my note: I haven't looked at all of these, but at least one is a terrible idea. The window birdfeeder -- birds could fly into the glass and hurt themselves.

This Graphic Shows the Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

INFOGRAPHIC: Top 18 houseplants for purifying the air you breathe, according to NASA ltg_houseplants_final – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Grow your own garlic indoors

You can regrow garlic sprouts from a single garlic clove. Just place the garlic cloves in a small cup with a little water and let it grow. The garlic sprouts have gentle flavor than garlic and can be added to pasta, salads and other dishes.

Preserve your herbs by making flavorful herb salts. Herb salts make perfect gifts from the garden.

Preserve your herbs by making flavorful herb salts. Herb salts make perfect gifts from the garden.mim thinking of using sugar, citrus zest & sugar (or salt) for cocktail rims!