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The Drunken Botanist | North Coast Journal | Humboldt County The North Coast Journal Weekly Browse News Browse Music Browse Arts + Scene Browse Eat + Drink Browse Life + Outdoors Browse Calendar Browse Blogs Browse Classifieds The Drunken Botanist More » Archives find it Events Nightlife Movie Times Eat + Drink Directory the most Read | Commented No Stories Yet. Top Tags inEat+Drink Food Beer chicken Meat pie socialize Facebook | Twitter week by week In Print This Week: Apr 10, 2014 vol XXV issue 15 Unsealed Digital Edition guides © 2014 The North Coast Journal Weekly Website powered by Foundation humboldt Student Invents Solar-Powered Fridge » Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog Posted on January 23, 2009 Comments (14) Student Invents Solar-Powered Fridge for Developing Countries 21-year-old student/inventor/entrepreneur Emily Cummins has designed a brilliant portable solar-powered refrigerator that works based upon the principle of evaporation. Employing a combination of conduction and convection, the refrigerator requires no electricity and can be made from commonly available materials like cardboard, sand, and recycled metal. … Simply place perishable foods or temperature-sensitive medications in the solar refrigerator’s interior metal chamber and seal it. After winning £5,000 from York Merchant Adventurers for her idea, Emily delayed going to college for a year to take her refrigerator to Africa for further development. … At 16 Emily won a regional Young Engineer for Britain Award for creating a toothpaste squeezer for people with arthritis, and the next year went on to win a Sustainable Design Award for a water-carrier made from wood and rubber tubing.

Home Designing a Kitchen Without a Fridge We agree with Donald Chong when he says Small Fridges Make Good Cities. Indian designer Nilay Shah and taken it to the next step, perhaps designing a kitchen for Vanessa Farquharson in mind and eliminating the refrigerator altogether. The i Green Kitchen, designed with Italian kitchen company Veneta Cucine, "can be used for cutting, drying, preserving, measuring and serving food at the same time, makes use of trays that are developed from wood and bio-degradable plastic." If you don't have a fridge you have to get out into your community and shop daily. Kelly at Planet Green on how to shop locally and oftenFrugal Green Living: Find Your Dinner at the Farmers' MarketMore on Small (or no) fridges in TreeHuggerIDS07: Small Fridges Make Good CitiesThe Gig is Up: A Year of Green Steps is Over

Garden Rant How van zoete aardappelen groeien Zoete aardappelen zijn een smakelijke groente, in feite aangepast aan de tropische en subtropische klimatologische omstandigheden. Ze zijn een rijke bron van koolhydraten (zowel eenvoudige als complexe), eiwitten, voedingsvezel, beta-caroteen, vitamine B en vitamine C. Per voedingswaarde, zoete aardappelen superieur zijn aan andere culinaire groente. In een moestuin, kunnen zij zich aanpassen in verschillende types van bodem-en groei-omstandigheden. Dit artikel belicht de verschillende stappen over hoe zoete aardappelen groeien in een pan of tuinaarde. How Sweet Potatoes Grow thuis?

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Aardappels kweken in 10 stappen | Huis en Tuin: Tuin Zelf eten kweken is leuk. Aardappels kweek je door aardappels met uitlopers in de grond te zetten. De uitlopers zijn het begin van een nieuwe plant. Wanneer je de uitgelopen aardappel met aarde bedekt en water geeft, groeit hij vanzelf naar het licht. De aardappelplant krijgt een stam en kleine witte bloemetjes met een geel hartje. De bladeren, vruchtjes en de stam van de plant zijn oneetbaar en zeer giftig. Inhoud: Aardappels telen is eenvoudig Aardappels kweken is leuk en gemakkelijk. 1 Pot of volle grond Je kunt aardappels poten in de volle grond of in een pot of emmer waar minstens 10 liter aarde in kan. 2. Er zijn vele soorten aardappels. 3. Wanneer je pootaardappels koopt moet je ze eerst laten ontkiemen. 4. Je poot de aardappels tussen half april en half juni. 5. Wanneer het aardappelplantje ongeveer 30 centimeter hoog is dan geef je het een nieuwe laag aarde. Het piepkleine bloemetje van de aardappelplant 6. 7. Bewaar de vroege aardappel niet te lang. 8. 9. 10. Let op bij regen

Central Texas Gardening Database Click on the plants from the list to see its facts and description: (Although no plants made this list unless they are good ones for Central Texas, the plants with an * are the very best you can get for a successful Texas Garden.) After several requests from my readers, I have added a warning sign to those plants that are considered invasive. You will have to decide whether or not to plant these. They are good for your yard, but certainly not for our wildlife and natural plants. Althea: This is a small tree with hibiscus-like flowers in the summertime. Apple: Plant apple trees in full sun and enjoy their spring blooms and a harvest of crisp, fresh apples. Catalpa: Large, deciduous tree with showy flowers in the spring and big, pretty leaves. Carolina Buckthorn: A nice deciduous tree for sun to shade, with a height of 15 to 30 feet. Chinese Photinia: One of my favorite trees. Crape Myrtle: These come in two sizes, this one is a tree, the other a shrub. Germander: Germander is an herb.