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High tech indoor food recycler has raised over 6 times its goal on Indiegogo

We love a good composting article here at TreeHugger. We've shown you how to compost in a small city kitchen, a big backyard and everything in …

Prepare Your Lawn and Garden for Winter - Quiet Corner

Don’t let procrastination get the better of you — there’s plenty of growing that can be done in fall. Start work now to make sure your garden is …

4 Plants That Grow Well In The Shade

CollectCollect this now for later<p>Brian Collins Plants that grow good in the shade~<p>Favorites<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>laura veggies that grow …

Gardening

10 Free Data Visualization Tools

Finding new insights (or sometimes just making your point) can be one of the most satisfying exchanges in business. But when that point is based on ever-growing Big Data sets, often the best way of presenting it is through a sexy-yet-meaningful data visualization. But most folks, even power users, …

19 classy gardens that need almost no maintenance

Let's make life easy for ourselves, shall we? It's hard enough to decorate and furnish a home beautifully, so the last thing any of us needs is a …

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The Robomow Diaries: Robot lawnmower becomes conversation starter when it runs

<i>(This is the second installment in a weekly series documenting our tests with the Robomow RS612.)</i><p><b>Friday, July 15, 2016</b><p>It's been slow-mowing for the past few days in my front yard. But two weeks of testing a robot lawnmower have given me a reason to meet and talk to my neighbors and has given me at …

Someone's already using Vive's Lighthouse for DIY positional tracking

The best thing that came out of the last generation of consoles wasn't actually a video game, it was Kinect. Microsoft shipped millions of units of this weird sensor, and then hardly anybody made games for it. But hackers and roboticists turned Kinect into a whole giant leap for machine vision.<p>Now …

The Internet of Things is coming to your hydroponic garden

It was only a matter of time. The Internet of Things has already come for our vaporizers; now it is back for our hydroponic grow ops. Behold the Gro.io, an all-inclusive hydro system that's nearly fully automated. The brains behind this system is the Gro.hub. This central computing tower runs an …

A startup that wants to end world hunger is starting with a tiny indoor vertical farm

It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle.<p>A pilot project between wholesale supermarket Metro and indoor farming startup Infarm, the Kräutergarten (‘herb garden’) uses hydroponic …

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Kitchen Garden Planner - Preplanned Gardens - Plant It %26 Forget It

Save My Row or Bed<p>To save this garden and return to it later, please provide this information:<p>Garden Name:<p>Your E-mail:<p>Your Zipcode:<p>Notes about this …

Gardening

Grow “High Impact” Plants If Your Gardening Time Is Limited

I was momentarily proud of myself the year I grew peas: I tended them for weeks, harvested a big basket full of pods, sat down to shell them...and …

How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

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To an outsider's eyes, winter is a time when nothing happens in the garden. While it's true that gardens in most of the country are bedded down during the cold months, gardeners are seldom idle. Winter is when diligent gardeners maintain their tools, select seeds and prepare their potting areas for …

Gardening

Primitive Technology: Sweet potato patch

Robot ranchers monitor animals on giant Australian farms

Farmers, put your feet up. Autonomous robots are already being used to inspect crops, count yields and dig up weeds – now they are shepherds …

How to Grow Strawberries - Quiet Corner

Tips – How to Grow Strawberries<p>These are probably the most rewarding of all fruits — there is nothing like the taste of your own first fresh-picked …

Best lawn mower 2018: electric lawnmowers are cordless, convenient and ready to roll

By Derek Adams<p>It looks like the sun not only has his hat on, but he's come out to stay. That means your lawn is probably getting more use and …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

The Fruits of Your Labor: Apartment Friendly Indoor Trees

You know you can have an indoor herb garden, or grow veggies indoors. But did you know you can even grow your own indoor trees? Yes, I have small …

Plants

Collect Rainwater with a DIY 275-Gallon Rain Cube

Obtaining water to drink and use has been one of society’s greatest challenges throughout the ages. Ironically, water literally falls out of the sky in the form of rain. If you can find a way to collect it, this can help solve one of your most essential needs. Ben Nelson, who lives in southeastern …

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The Most Efficient Way to Plan Your Small Garden

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )<p>When you have a small garden, it can seem like your plants all compete for premium space come springtime. How do …

Gardening

How two determined scientists built a world-class lab out of Radio Shack parts

In her book Lab Girl, Hope Jahren tells a scientific coming-of-age story.<p>Hope Jahren's memoir about becoming a biogeoscientist—someone who studies …

DIY - Pyramid Garden Planter - Quiet Corner

This time I have made slot together pyramid garden planter from the reclaimed Pallet timbers.<p>This planter took me approximately 90 minutes to make: …

Top 5 garden herbs to grow, and how to grow them | The Star

I am no cook, but I can grow stuff! I happen to be married to an excellent cook who not only possesses amazing natural talent in this department, but …

Gardening

How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed - Quiet Corner

Tips How to Build a U-Shaped Raised Garden Bed<p>Creating your own home garden is not always an easy task, but with this DIY U-Shaped garden, it will be …

Edyn debuts smart water valve to put home gardens on autopilot

Oakland, Calif.-based Edyn started selling a new, smart gardening device this week: an Internet-connected water valve that lets users irrigate their gardens or lawns automatically.<p>The Edyn Water Valve uses data from the company’s Edyn Garden Sensor, a soil sensor, along with local weather systems, …

Want to Make a Topographical Map? This Artist Will Show You How

Most topographical maps show 3D geographical information in a 2 dimensional way. This layered, laser cut map, however, is an object that directly reflects the elevation of Portland, Maine. Scott Shambaugh created this map of his hometown as a gift for his parents. Hills and ocean depths that would …

A Historical Atlas of America, Built for the 21st Century

The country’s most formative stories are coming alive in a new digital “Panorama.”<p>When Charles Paullin’s <i>Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States</i> first appeared in 1932, it was hailed as a “monument to historical scholarship.” Its 700 maps traced nearly every dimension of American life …

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Amazon adds new delivery tool: its own truck trailers

Amazon will one day drop your holiday packages in your backyard via drone. But for now, it’s still ramping up an old-fashioned method: trucks.<p>The company said Friday morning it was adding thousands of trailers to its fleet, which is transported by third-party carriers.<p>“We have a very good and …