Landscaping to conserve home energy

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In the event that you are pondering rolling out improvements to your garden landscape this fall, consider a design that monitors your home’s vitality. In homes, increase or decrease in heat can occur through (1) direct sunlight through windows, (2) the penetration of wind-driven air, and (3) the conduction of warmth through the home’s outside surfaces – dividers, floors, and rooftop.

Luckily, landscaping can be utilized to limit the impacts that the sun have on your home’s energy consumption. Consider arranging an additional layer of protection that can help ensure your home year round.


Market garden taking unwanted restaurant food to grow fresh produce

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City Harvest urges restaurants and bistros to compost food waste, which is then gathered to use to develop fresh produce in urban gardens, which is then sold back to eateries and bistros or to buyers.

The program’s greenhouses are overseen by disabled and handicapped volunteers, who are given guaranteed horticultural training.

City Harvest isn’t your ­garden assortment supportability venture. What’s more, now it is advancing toward Geelong, planting itself at a little working ranch, bistro and agriculturists’ market in Freshwater Creek called The Farmer’s Place.

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Florencecourt Victorian kitchen garden revived

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You might not have known about cardoon, but rather over a century back, it routinely graced Victorian dining tables. Presently, it graces the kitchen garden at Florencecourt, as a major aspect of an undertaking to restore the space to its mid twentieth Century greatness.

“Three years back, this garden was a two-acreland field,” said David Corscadden, the head cultivator at the National Trust property.

“We’ve been attempting to reestablish it to how it would have been in the 1930s. We’re attempting to make it alluring for guests so they’ll need to come visit again and again.”

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