Cheap and reliable diesel pumps are the go-to tool for irrigation on farms in rural India. But diesel costs have been rising in recent yearsand so has concern over greenhouse gases. To address both problems,
Whether you want fresh flowers, veggies or simply some greenery, spruce up your terrace, balcony, deck or other space. Nearly everyone can enjoy the benefits of organic gardening. Build your own container
Need to secure canoes and kayaks to your truck or tie down long lengths of rope at your camp site? Then you need to learn the trucker's hitch. Every year at Thanksgiving, my family treks to a Christmas
For some, the idea of doing without municipal services is a nightmare. For others, it’s the culmination of a long-held dream. Living off the grid means it’s just you and nature existing harmoniously side-by-side.
This think-small washer needs no electricity or running water. A couple of years ago, I decided to concentrate my design research on devices that would be useful to poor families in developing countries
The original homesteaders, the pioneers who went West, were following the American dream as it was understood in the 19th century -- they wanted a house, and land, and a farm, of their own. Those who homesteaders