DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space

May 15, 2013 by  
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Many people bemoan the fact that they can’t grow their own food (or even flowers) because they lack any kind of garden space, but guess what? You can actually grow more than you realize in really small areas as long as they get a bit of direct sun. Hell, you can even grow things indoors under a lamp, but there’s something special about plucking your own food from a stalk that’s been sitting in summer sunshine all day. In any case, whether you have a little concrete slab behind your house, a fire escape outside your window, or even a tiny balcony, your urban garden can be a veritable Eden of fresh, healthy, home-grown vegetables, and herbs. Read the rest of DIY: How to Plant a Personal Garden In a Small Urban Space Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: balcony garden , companion planting , food , herbs , Organic vegetables , patio garden , patio gardening , self sufficiency , tomatoes , urban food gardening , urban food solution , urban garden , urban gardening , vegetables        

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Liquid Solar Cells Could One Day be as Cheap as Paint

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Researchers at SUNY Buffalo are working on a new generation of liquid solar cells that may one day be as cheap as paint. Although they would be significantly less efficient than conventional solar cells made with either amorphous silicon or cadmium telluride, these new plasmonic-enhanced photovoltaic solar cells containing metal nanoparticles are less costly to produce and can be applied to much bigger surfaces. Read the rest of Liquid Solar Cells Could One Day be as Cheap as Paint Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: clean tech , green technology , liquid solar cells , liquid solar cells as cheap as paint , more efficient liquid solar cells , Plasmonics , pv cells , Solar Power , SUNY Buffalo , university at buffalo        

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