Ban Neonicotinoids in Gardens

Several causes for the fast and alarming decline in bees might exist, but evidence has emerged that a dangerous group of pesticides play a key role.

Recent studies in France and the UK showed that neonicotinoids drastically reduced the navigation abilities of bumblebees and, worse, cut the production of queens by 85%. Very few […]


Rosehips for inner Winter Fire

Rose Hips

There are still a few rosehips about, juicy and full of almost 20 times the amount of vitamin C found in oranges – good for fighting infection, colds & flu, sore throat, fatigue and stress – vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, K, a wide variety of flavonoids, polyphenols and essential fatty acids.

Studies by […]

Urban Garden Solutions Blog | Growing Your Own Food – Edible Gardening in Small Spaces

Companion Planting is another Intensive Gardening Method used by the small space gardener to add to their array of tools in obtaining the best possible yield. By planting varieties that share properties that protect and nourish each other, you can plant a variety of vegetables tightly in a small space.