Urban Gardening, Part 2: Greenhouse Technology

By Ned Madden TechNewsWorld 06/29/10 5:00 AM PT Those who aim to grow plants and vegetables in a contained, environmentally controlled greenhouse have a lot of high tech tools at their disposal. Advanced materials, efficient lighting techniques, green energy production and computer software all come together to make indoor gardening take root. Part 1¬†of this…

Urban Gardening, Part 1: The Hydroponic Lab on the Roof

By Ned Madden TechNewsWorld 06/22/10 6:00 AM PT In densely populated metro areas, any space that’s suitable for gardening is probably also very attractive to developers looking to build structures on it instead. However, some city dwellers with persevering green thumbs have looked skyward, using the latest in hydroponic technology to put vegetable gardens on…