Cityplot is an urban farming collective that supports people in growing their own organic food - on balconies, on windowsills, in gardens, on empty lots, and along the street!

Green, green grass at Garden Tailors Lisboa  ( the yellow flowers are Calendula Officinalis)

Green, green grass at Garden Tailors Lisboa  ( the yellow flowers are Calendula Officinalis)

Urban greening

The term ‘urban greening’ simply means growing plants wherever possible in towns and cities. Each individual may only have a small garden but, together, the amount of green space we look after really adds up – it’s about 25% of the land in most cities.

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Growing your own “baby plant garden” is easy and provides a wealth of concentrated nutrients – something we can all use when the weather turns chilly! Sprouts have been grown by civilizations around the world for more than 5,000 years. Considered super foods today for their dense nutrient content, sprouts are really easy to grow and quite economical; one pound of sprouting seed can generate about five pounds of sprouts! - See more at: http://mountainroseblog.com/guide-sprouting/#sthash.YSuQ9gWj.dpuf

Growing your own “baby plant garden” is easy and provides a wealth of concentrated nutrients – something we can all use when the weather turns chilly! Sprouts have been grown by civilizations around the world for more than 5,000 years. Considered super foods today for their dense nutrient content, sprouts are really easy to grow and quite economical; one pound of sprouting seed can generate about five pounds of sprouts! - See more at: http://mountainroseblog.com/guide-sprouting/#sthash.YSuQ9gWj.dpuf

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is one of the oldest botanic gardens in the world. Located in the city centre of the Dutch capital, the garden is a beautiful and intimate place with an unique collection of plants. In the midst of busy city the Hortus offers an oasis of tranquillity, a flowery relief in the urban busyness.

The garden invites you to walk, observe and enjoy. Admire flowers, smell herbs, learn plant names, just relaxed in the sun - or in the shade or take a coffee at  the most beautiful terrace of Amsterdam, surrounded by exotic container plants: it is all here.

http://dehortus.nl/