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Grant Leishman

Grant Leishman

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Seasonal planting guide [prep for Winter] Gardening
September 28, 2017

Seasonal planting guide [prep for Winter]

Looking for the best winter plants to add to your herb garden? Here’s a winter planting guide to help you prepare the chilly months ahead.
Green wall installation tutorial Tutorials
September 21, 2017

Green wall installation tutorial

Here’s a step by step guide showing you how to install your GrowUp green wall system. The simple, fast and effective way to start growing vertically.
9 indoor plants that are almost impossible to kill Living the green life
September 07, 2017

9 indoor plants that are almost impossible to kill

It’s a pain trying to keep finicky plants alive. Here’s a list of low maintenance indoor plants that’ll give you the benefits of an indoor garden -...
Organic pest control: the beginner’s companion planting guide Living the green life
August 31, 2017

Organic pest control: the beginner’s companion planting guide

Vertical gardens are a great way to produce your own herbs and salad greens at home. Protect your crops with this simple organic pest control solution.
5 common rookie errors new urban farmers make [and how to avoid them] Gardening
August 03, 2017

5 common rookie errors new urban farmers make [and how to avoid them]

You’ve made the big decision: you’d like to start your own vertical herb garden, but what do you need to know to get started?
Increase your yield with vertical farming Gardening
August 02, 2017

Increase your yield with vertical farming

Space can be challenging for an urban farmer, which is why farming vertically offers so many advantages. Here’s some tips on how to use the GrowUp system...
Why we've got the honeycomb: nature's favorite pattern [gallery] Gardening
July 08, 2017

Why we've got the honeycomb: nature's favorite pattern [gallery]

Just like the honeycomb, GrowUp’s vertical garden is made up of nature’s favorite pattern: the six-sided hexagon. But what is so special about a hexagon...
Is vertical farming sustainable? Living the green life
May 25, 2017

Is vertical farming sustainable?

In this very interesting Rick Stella article there are some interesting points made about the potential future of vertical farming. No clear conclusions...
The Hidden Costs in our Food Living the green life
April 24, 2017

The Hidden Costs in our Food

I came across this article a little while ago and it absolutely emphasizes why it is so important to us that people have access to locally grown produce.