Urban gardens offer an escape from the concrete jungle you call home. Explore a range of urban garden and community garden opportunities, find advice for gardening newbies and discover useful techniques.
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Composting your food scraps and collecting rainwater are simple ways to improve the health of your garden. In the process, you’ll be contributing to a greener city. Use these sites to learn how.
The New York City Compost Project
has a tutorial for indoor composting with a worm bin, complete with photos that lead you step-by-step through the process of setting up a bin.
Urban Gardening Help
explains the benefits of rain barrels for city-dwelling gardeners. Reducing your use of municipal water is good for your wallet and the environment.
Rain Barrel Guide
lists several different rain barrels, with descriptions and photos, and links to a Web site called Clean Air Gardening for purchase.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
published an article on the benefits of rain gardens, with advice for constructing an urban rain garden, including which plants to use.
If you prefer a group setting, there are lots of ways to get involved in community gardens and ... read more »
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