Archive | April, 2015

Guerilla Gardener

28 Apr

Guerilla Gardener

Guerilla Gardener from South Los Angeles Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.” “Growing your food […]

Three plants which clean indoor air

22 Apr

Researcher Kamal Meattle and his extensive research reveals three plants which clean indoor air in homes or offices. As a case study office building in New Dehli where 300 people work was filled with 1200 plants. These plants include Areca palm, Mother-in-law’s Tongue, and a “Money Plant”. These plants are used to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen, […]

Spring urban growing time

22 Apr

red frills mustard flowering

Time is flying and almost a year passed since last spring when I’ve got involved into urban growing in NCAD garden. The derelict site changed a great deal since I arrived and now it is ready to become an Organic Market Garden. What people can’t really see is huge amount of compost and organic matter which […]