The World’s Most Incredible Edible Gardens (Slideshow)

August 18, 2011 by  
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Photo: Jose Fuste Raga/Corbis Maybe you’ve only been looking at your vegetable garden as a means to an end: An easy way to get organic herbs, produce, and edible flowers without a grocery-store spending spree or a lineup of tasteless, non-local goods. But as these photos show, your garden can be so much more than that: An eye-catching geometric layout of herbs, a home for sculptural shrubs, a masterpiece of shockingly colorful foods, and a peaceful place for getting in touch with your inner gardener. Read on for more inspiration and ways to turn your plain plot into the centerpiece of your yard.

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Curing Car Vs. Cyclist Road Wars With A New Rule: "Just Don’t Steal The Right-Of-Way"

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Photo Richard Masoner / Cyclelicious via flickr and Creative Commons license. Though a world-class cycling city, Portland lacks a bike share system similar to those in other great cycling cities such as Minneapolis, Montreal, Paris, Barcelona. Though bike sharing is considered to be important to attract new cyclists onto the lanes, lack of funds has hampered planning efforts. At first, 2011 seemed to be the year the city of Portland would fund bike sharing. But then, as a vote neared, opposition arose from Commissioner Amanda Fritz, who claimed she couldn’t support funding bike sharing due… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Curing Car Vs. Cyclist Road Wars With A New Rule: "Just Don’t Steal The Right-Of-Way"

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