Solar Thermal – An Old Concept for Today’s World | GreenBuildTVGreenBuildTV Some people think the concept of solar thermal is radically new. Truth is – people have been using the power of the sun for decades to provide hot water. But catching the sun’s rays hasn’t always been an easy task. Throughout the years, many creative solutions have been devised to help generate solar-heated water. Early on, people used a black-painted water tank, mounted on a roof, to gather the sun’s rays. A few of the more common solar thermal collectors today include: the flat plate, evacuated tube, and parabolic trough. Flat Plate Collectors Developed and in use since the 1950′s, flat plate collectors remain the most common type of solar thermal collector. Plates are usually constructed of copper or aluminum, though some polymers can also be used, especially in climates susceptible to freezing. Evacuated Tube Collectors Evacuated tube collectors have been in use for the last thirty years. Parabolic Trough Which system is right for me?
How to make your own solar cell This article was taken from the March issue of Wired UK magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and get your hands on loads of additional content by subscribing online Solar power could be the future, but it'll be a while until panels are on every roof. Fear not: while working at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, engineer Blake Farrow showed you don't need the far corners of the periodic table to put together a solar cell. Just grab some tea-time staples. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.
Raised Bed Gardening How To Guide For space efficiency and high yields, it’s hard to beat a vegetable garden grown in raised beds. Raised beds can improve production as well as save space, time, and money. They also are the perfect solution for dealing with difficult soils such as heavy clay. In addition, raised beds improve your garden’s appearance and accessibility. Raised gardening beds are higher than ground level, and consist of soil that’s mounded or surrounded by a frame to keep it in place. One reason raised beds are so effective for increasing efficiency and yields is that crops produce better because the soil in the beds is deep, loose, and fertile. Raised beds also save time and money because you need only dig, fertilize, and water the beds, not the paths.
Thyme, Mother of Thyme | Pantry Garden Herbs Mother of Thyme botanical name: Thymus pulegioidesperennial zones 5-9height 2-3″spacing 12″ apart, in rows 12″ apartfull sun tolerant, partial shadepoor-average, well-drained soilflower color light pinkuses in garden: great in containers, as an edging, fragrant, small/minatureuse in marinara sauces, soups, herb vinegars, and sautéed vegetablesattracts honeybees *Please note: We accept plant orders at any time of the year and if you prefer to place an order outside our regular shipping months of April-May, ordering is still easy. Due to the nature of shipping live plants, when you place an order, we will simply hold your order and ship it at the proper time for your zone, when weather permits in April 2014. For more information see our “Ordering and Shipping Policy.” Mother of Thyme is a dense, trailing variety with pink blooms and makes a great ground cover or a filler between stepping stones. Use it in marinara sauces, soups, herb vinegars, and sautéed vegetables.
10 Inspiring DIY Greenhouses: Make Your Own Garden Oasis | The New Home Ec By Jacinda | Building your own greenhouse can sound pretty intimidating and expensive at first, but after you take a peek at these DIY greenhouses you may be well on your way to construction. Use recycled glass windows and doors as a cost-efficient way to build the complete greenhouse structure. nggallery id=’126451′ Garden Retreat Download the framework layout and get to building your garden retreat Find out more at Better Homes and Gardens. From the Ground Up Learn all the basics of building your own greenhouse from how to prepare the foundation to how to build a sheltering roof. Green All Around This amateur artist built his greenhouse using mostly all recycled materials Check it out at Eco Friend. From Windows and Doors That and a bit of unfinished cedar wood, is what was used to create this tiny oasis . Baby Greenhouse This is a perfect little size for someone that does not have the space to build an entire greenhouse. Start Collecting Windows Flea Market Finds Keep an Eye Out About Jacinda
Greek and Hebrew Interlinear Bible and Concordance Welcome to the Interlinear Bible. The Interlinear Bible is keyed to the Greek and Hebrew text using Strong’s Concordance. Read the original and literal Greek or Hebrew text with Strong’s words using the King James Version or New American Standard. The interlinear allows for each parallel reading and lexicon study. Interlinear Bible Word/Phrase Search To search by word or phrase, enter your query in the search box and choose the translation you wish to view. Interlinear Bible Verse/Reference/Word Search To display a verse or a range of verses, enter the reference into the search box and choose the translation in which you wish to view comparisons for. Greek and Hebrew Fonts Viewing interlinear text requires the greek font and hebrew font to be installed on your system. Hebrew Text: Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia, ed. Also Available
Digital Dead Sea Scrolls King James Version The King James Version Bible (KJV) was authorized by King James I and is sometimes referred to as the “Authorized Version”. It was translated by the Church of England and was first published in 1611. The KJV New Testament was translated from the Textus Receptus. However, the majority of the book of Revelation seems to have been translated from the Latin Vulgate. Several versions of the King James Bible (KJV) were produced in 1611,1629, 1638, 1762, and 1769. You can browse the KJV Bible verses by using the chapters listed below, or use our Bible search feature at the top of this page. You may also be interested in the Stong’s KJV Bible Concordance which is the most complete, easy-to-use, and understandable concordance for studying the original languages of the Bible. Copyright and usage informationThe King James Version is public domain.
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