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Looking To Beef Up Your Marijuana Knowledge? Check Out This Infographic

Cannabis is a complicated plant, and understanding all the different compounds and components of it is a tall order. Thankfully Visual Capitalist has …

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For the cost of an iPhone, you can now buy a wind turbine that can power an entire house for lifetime

Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity daily<p>By Sainul Abudheen …

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

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Lettuce Growing Problems and Solutions

Lettuce problems: Lettuce that is crowded or grown in poor soil will be tough and bitter tasting.<p>Most varieties of lettuce require cool weather or …

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Some herbs are so simple to grow, they should be started from seed. Starting from seed saves money and can fill in the spots that seem a bit bare …

How Aquaponics Makes Commercial Urban Agriculture Possible

<b>By Miles Crettien</b><p>Large-scale industrial farming is one of the most environmentally damaging practices on the planet. The world’s population is …

Aquaponic lunch: Pushing super-efficient fish & veggie farming in Uganda

<i>"Aquaponics" is an almost climate-proof method of raising fish and vegetables using much less space, water and chemicals than land-based agriculture. It's not new but it's been slow to catch on in Africa, where the demand for vegetables and protein is soaring. Now one Ugandan entrepreneur thinks</i> …

How to Grow 6,000 Lbs of Food on 1/10TH Acre

Who would have thought you could find this self-sufficient beauty 15 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles? If you want to grow your own food and …

AeroGarden Bounty Elite Wi-Fi - Smart Hydroponics Kit Review

More and more people want to eat healthily and they want to create their own food. Doing this on your own is actually a lot more challenging than you …

Raspberry Pi Internet Of Things Garden Monitoring System

Over on the Element 14 blog, Les Pounder has published details on how to create your very own Raspberry Pi powered Internet of Things garden …

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House Terra

Brazil has a natural beauty unlike anywhere else in the world. This stunning property was designed by Bernardes Architecture, and is set on a …

Awesome DIY Pallet Projects to Try This Winter

You guys would always see us urging the people to get inclined towards the pallet wooden creations, well, there is a pretty solid reason behind it. …

Companion Planting Chart, Map and Guide | Companion Gardening Map & Chart

Companion planting means putting plants together in the garden that like each other, or help each other out. Companion planting can have a real …

How To: 10 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Eat Once & Regrow Forever

There are some ingredients I cook with so often I can never buy too many of them, and most of them are produce. Onions, garlic and fresh herbs are …

How To Make Succession Planting and Year-Round Gardening Really Work

The problem with year-round garden planning is that you are being asked to work in 4D, when most of us are accustomed to only planning things in …

Outdoor Herb Garden Ideas

One of my favorite parts of summer is all the fresh Herbs and Vegetables. I love using fresh ingredients in all of my recipes when possible. Don’t …

Perennial Herbs - Hardiness Zones and More

I've put together a list of perennial herbs and their respective hardiness zones. If you don't know your hardiness zone, follow the link to find out. …

Choose DIY to Save Big on Solar Panels for Your Home!

Have you been thinking about installing solar panels for your home, but been discouraged because the cost is too high? Here in Montana, my family and …

16 Veggies You Can Re-Grow from Kitchen Scraps - Herbs Info

I Can't Help Showing This Off:<p>If you haven't heard of Claude Davis yet do yourself a huge favor and watch this video. He's going to be the talk of …

8 Simple But Sure Steps To Miracle Farms:How You Make a Living From a 4 Acre Permaculture Orchard (photo & video)

What if I told you that it is possible to make a living from a 4-acre orchard and you can even do this with less work, more yield and more fun.<p>What …

Bruce Lee’s Never-Before-Seen Writings on Willpower, Emotion, Reason, Memory, Imagination, and Confidence

“You will never get any more out of life than you expect.”<p>Although <b>Bruce Lee</b> (November 27, 1940–July 20, 1973) is best known for his legendary legacy in martial arts and film, he was also one of the most underappreciated philosophers of the twentieth century, instrumental in introducing Eastern …

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A Great Ocean Road Shack With a View Gets a Sustainable Update

When Kate and Grant, the owners of Dorman House—an old shack near the beach in Lorne, Victoria, Australia—decided to renovate, they hoped to modernize the space while retaining its charming, shack-like character. And they also were seeking better views of the ocean.<p>They approached Australian design …

Triangular House

Almen, Gelderland, Netherlands<p>Barend Koolhaas creates a minimalist gem on a small budget.<p>Not long after Barend Koolhaas left OMA, his uncle Rem Koolhaas's architecture firm, to open his own practice, a relative asked him to design a family weekend retreat in the quaint Dutch town of Almen. The …

Six Steps to Mushroom Farming

Preface<p>The second edition of <i>Six Steps to Mushroom Farming</i> recognizes that much progress in mushroom farming has taken place over the last 25 years …

Incredible rooftop farm takes over Israel’s oldest mall to grow thousands of organic vegetables

An amazing farm has sprouted in an unlikely place—the rooftop of Israel’s oldest mall in the heart of Tel Aviv. Hidden between high-rises, “Green in …

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Perennial Foods<p>Edible Perennials That Will Bear Year After Year<p>Updated June 07, 2018<p>Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to …

How To Build a Solar Water Heating Systems Have a Good Economic Payoff

Solar water heating systems have a good economic payoff, and are manageable systems to install or build as a DIY project. Some of the solar water …

The beginner's guide to starting a veg garden

There has never been a more interesting time for edible gardening. It is right on so many levels. It saves money, saves the planet and satisfies our epicurean appetites. Edible gardening is an opportunity to grow interesting flavours fresher than money can buy. It is the key to children being more …

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