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A Sprout Indoors: At 14-Days

A Sprout Indoors: At 14-Days

It's been 14-days since I started planting indoors using traditional soil. I put down three hot chillies, three bell peppers, two spinach, three iceberg lettuce, and six white onions. With daily watering and some minor rotation for the lighting, I'm starting to see...

Power Generation

Power Generation

Every other day, it feels like I have to search for another power outlet to keep some gadget charged and ready to go. Power generation & home heating are significant issues that need to be addressed swiftly. Sooner, rather than later if we're to have any chance at...

First Aerogarden Harvest

First Aerogarden Harvest

Today was my first harvest from the Aerogarden. For those unaware, an aerogarden is a type of basic, easy-to-use, small hydroponics system. It has a built-in light, water basin, room for some foam cores, and conveniently flashes a little light to remind you when you...

Population Density & Mass Transit

Population Density & Mass Transit

Mass transit is one way to help improve the sustainability of cities. However, one of the greatest shortcomings is population density. Transit is more expensive for every kilometre travelled. Additionally, there is a high cost associated with building (or rebuilding)...

Food Security

Food Security

This past spring I took the plunge and tried to grow something. I started a whole bunch of plants in my sunroom: tomatoes, green beans, potatoes, onions, carrots, and peppers. I thought I would be lucky if I managed a single tomato. Instead, I began a journey toward...

Running in Circles

With everything going on in the world right now, it's pretty difficult to keep kids happy. In my case, both kids are home full-time until at least September. This is immensely draining for everyone, but remaining active is very important. I'm in a unique situation, as...

Spring-Fall 2023

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What’s Growing?

Potted Gardening

A variety of differently sized & shaped pots, filled with a mixture of compost & soil, and watered from below. With a limited space that is also shared by 2 small children, a deck box, and a small outdoor seating area, choices need to be made.

Potatoes

 

  • Planted: TBD 2023
  • First Harvest: NIL

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Harvests (Outdoor)

Spinach

 

  • Planted: TBD
  • First Harvest: NIL

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Bell Peppers

 

  • Planted: TBD
  • First Harvest: NIL

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Iceberg Lettuce

 

  • Planted: TBD
  • First Harvest: NIL

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Bok Choy

 

  • Planted: TBD
  • First Harvest: NIL

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Tomatoes

 

  • Planted: TBD
  • First Harvest: NIL

Plantings

Harvests (Outdoor)

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