Shabd Simon-Alexander Adds Solid Colors to Classic Styles for Fall 2011

August 25, 2011 by  
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Photo: Shabd Simon-Alexander Fall weather — and fashion — is in the air, which means it will soon be time to don your favorite styles for cooler temps. If you have seen our Back to School Fall Fashion Guide you know I am all about classic, transitional pieces that can be worn year round. Enter Shabd Simon-Alexander . The Brooklyn-based designer’s fall 2011 collection infuses classic tie-dye designs, which will add a burst of color to any drab wardrobe, with wearable, versatile wardrobe staple… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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How to Build Hugelkultur Irrigation-Free Raised Bed Gardens (Video)

August 25, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Paul Wheaton Some time ago I posted on hugelkultur raised bed gardening —an initially labor intensive method of growing that involves burying massive amounts of woody biomass underneath your growing bed, providing a long-term release of nutrients and a greatly increased water-storage capacity as the materials slowly rot down. (Advocates say that big-enough hugelkultur beds should never need watering.) At the time I was a little taken aback by imag… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Shabd Simon-Alexander Gives Spring 2011 Prints a Fresh Twist (Photos)

March 19, 2011 by  
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Shabd Simon-Alexander Spring 2011 collection. Photo: Shabd Simon-Alexander One look at Shabd Simon-Alexander ‘s Spring 2011 collection and it’s official: spring is in the air — and if you’re in New York, the weather agrees, too.

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60 Year Old Albatross Has 35th Baby

March 19, 2011 by  
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Photo: twittlebat We were saddened by the news that thousands of nesting albatross had been swept away by the tsunami . But there is some good news to come out of the albatross world this week

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Paris Takes on an Ambitious Bid to Remake Its Center, Les Halles

March 19, 2011 by  
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The Jardin des Halles, in Paris. Photo: Conny Liegl under a Creative Commons License In terms of urban design and sustainability, Paris has been a real role model in the last few years

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