‘Urban Blight And Vertical Gardening: How Cities Can Better Feed Themselves’ – Guest post by Kylie from Green and Growing

Finding affordable, wholesome, fresh food is a challenge in many urban communities. Add joblessness and it’s easy to see why it’s increasingly difficult to raise a family in many urban areas. Abandoned buildings and other manifestations of urban blight also hurt the quality of life in many urban communities. However, a growing number of communitiesContinue reading “‘Urban Blight And Vertical Gardening: How Cities Can Better Feed Themselves’ – Guest post by Kylie from Green and Growing”

England says no to plastic bags

It was with great joy that I heard yesterday that a 5p charge on plastic bags is to come into force in England from 2015. It is a ruling long overdue I feel. Ironically I have just come out of Wales which is a part of the United Kingdom that has had the plastic bagContinue reading “England says no to plastic bags”