"Duckponics" Feeds Plants, Provides Fresh Water for Healthy Ducks (Video)

October 18, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Ecofilms Australia Our readers were impressed with the common sense genius of “chicken tunnel man” , so I’m wondering whether there will be a similarly positive reaction to the notion of “duckponics”. Much like aquaponics —in which fish farming and hydroponic gardening are combined for a mutually beneficial relationship—duckponics feeds plants growing in gravel beds with… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How to Start a Tool Library: Just Do It

October 18, 2011 by  
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Image credit: The Center for a New American Dream When I posted a video about Portland’s tool libraries , one commenter wished that he had something similar in Boise—and I am sure he was not alone. The idea of being able to borrow tools you rarely use, rather than fork out large amounts of cash and then have them sit around the house, is certainly an appealing one. But the encouraging thing about tool libraries and similar sharin… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Are Pallets Unpalletable As A Building Material? (Survey)

October 18, 2011 by  
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Viridian Wood Products /Public Domain Next to shipping containers , pallets are just about the most popular recycled building material on TreeHugger. But seeing Viridian’s new recycled pallet floors on Jetson Green reminded me of a question that has been bouncing around the design sites recently: Are they safe?… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: Aloo Gobi

October 18, 2011 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter Cauliflower has such an affinity for Indian spicing , that I often turn to Indian recipes when I get one. It’s not one of my husband’s favourite vegetables, but he’s always willing to eat it if I make an Indian recipe . Aloo gobi is one of those traditional dishes that has many, many recipes. When we order it in our local Indian restaurant, … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Marathon of Garden Talks Lasts Two Days

October 18, 2011 by  
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Photo: B. Alter The marathon of talks about every aspect of gardens lasted for two days. This TreeHugger lasted for one, but what a day it was. The Garden Marathon was organized by the Serpentine Gallery . Held in a geodesic dome with a christmas tree outside (?), inside was a series of speakers ranging from stories of shame totem poles (more common than one would think) to the architect of the fabulous Vertical Forest in Milan…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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