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TreeHugger The top ten posts of the week, all lit up with LEDs Keep warm with scarves in comfy tents or tiny apartments. Latest Stories from TreeHugger The top ten posts of the week, all lit up with LEDs January 11, 7:52 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture Keep warm with scarves in comfy tents or tiny apartments. 45 minutes, wide-ranging interview with Elon Musk and his brother Kimbal (video) January 10, 5:18 PM by Michael Graham Richard in Clean Technology If you have 45 minutes and are interested in Musk's projects, definitely check it out. New York City to make 20% of parking spaces ready for electric car charging over next decade January 10, 4:59 PM by Michael Graham Richard in Cars You know that we're not the biggest fans of individual cars in very dense cities like New York.

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Move lemon grass to warm quarters for winter Vern Nelson/Special to The Oregonian Many readers tell me they love lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus) for its intense lemon flavor and light fragrance. Now they're worried about how to overwinter these frost-tender plants. Electric Bike Kit Battery & Wheel included. Choose your battery and wheel size pair from the drop-down menu to the left. Includes (everything you need to ride the day your kit arrives): Complete Wheel 24", 26", 700c (28" and 29") Sizes available. (tube, tire, rim) with 250-watt, 24-volt or 350-watt, 36-volt brushless planetary hub motor (motor is sealed, rain and mud-proof). Compatible with disc or regular brakes. Nikola Tesla Universe I recently attended the W.W.T. 2014 in Black Canyon City, AZ. As always, Chris and Henry put on a fantastic event for all those who attended. This year, there was a struggle to run coils outdoors due to lots of rain, but despite this, spirits were kept high! Henry, in the usual fashion, had his Tesla Band, with his own bipolar coil and two of Dr.

Overwintering Stevia Plants It’s getting cold here in the —time to bring in the stevia plants before our first hard freeze. As far north as USDA plant hardiness zone 8, stevia plants can usually survive winter in the field. The tops might die back, but the roots can survive as long as the ground does not freeze. Fast Electric Bikes - How to Build a 50MPH Electric Bike From: Greg Davey Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Dear Electric Vehicle Enthusiast, Have you had enough of increasing gas prices and auto insurance rates? Are you sick of wasting a large part of your day stuck in traffic crawling at a snails pace during your commute to and from work? Vegan & Gluten Free Christmas 2011 A while back we received an email from one of the editors at Bon Appétit Magazine, asking if we wanted to create a vegan and gluten-free Christmas menu for them, as a special web feature. We usually aren’t strictly vegan or gluten-free, but were so flattered by the offer that we didn’t have to think more than 2 seconds before answering them that we would happily take it on as a challenge (while dancing a silly dance and singing “We are working with BA, we are working with BA…”). We came up with five different recipes; Cinnamon roasted root vegetables, Mustard kale salad, Spiced spinach tarts, Christmas falafels and a Pomegranate cheesecake. It is always fun to cook at Christmas since you get to use holiday flavors like saffron, clove, cinnamon, mustard and lemon. We hope that the recipes will be of some assistance in all the Christmas commotion, wether you make one dish or go for the whole menu. Spiced Spinach and Mushrooms in Almond TartletsMakes 6 tartlets

Companion Planting - Vegetable Gardening Plant Companions and Combining Home > Companion gardening Companion planting and combining means growing plants together that like or benefit each other. Vegetable companion gardening can have a real impact on the health and yield of your plants. 101 Gardening Secrets The Experts Never Tell You I like to use natural top soil to start my garden seedlings in. I usually don't use potting soil because it generally does not produce the results I want. I usually fill a large, deep baking pan I have with top soil and bake it for thirty minutes at 350 degrees. This sanitizes the soil and makes sure that no weeds or grass come up in your soil.

Frühlingskabine Micro-Farm We are finally, finally getting our “Herb and ‘Shroom Garden” going. And when I say finally, I mean FINALLY. I have been working so hard to get the main garden planted (and reading fiction novels which is quite un-characteristic for this non-fiction bookworm) that I have been struggling to get the Herb and ‘Shroom Garden going. Edible Flowers, How to choose Edible Flowers, Eatable Flowers, Edible Flower Chart, List of Edible Flowers, Incredible Edible Flowers Edible flowers are the new rage in haute cuisine Photo of edible flowers picked in Linda's garden in July (lavender, thyme, dill, cilantro, day lily, squash blossom, Nasturtiums, chives, and basil). After falling out of favor for many years, cooking and garnishing with flowers is back in vogue once again. Flower cookery has been traced back to Roman times, and to the Chinese, Middle Eastern, and Indian cultures. Edible flowers were especially popularin the Victorian era during Queen Victoria's reign.

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