02 Mar '12, 9am

Poor soil or limited space? Then try building one of these:

Poor soil or limited space? Then try building one of these:

As the weather begins to warm up, now is the time to get busy in the garden. What’s more, April 16th marks the start of National Gardening Week, which gives you six weeks to get your backyard into shape in time to celebrate. And it’s not just your eyes that will benefit from a blooming patch just outside your window. Gardening encourages biodiversity, according to the Royal Horticultural Society , and we depend on myriad of plants and animals for oxygen, fuel, food and medicine. Unfortunately, the use of pesticides and herbicides has contributed to a decline in UK wildlife populations. A third of UK bee colonies have vanished over the last two years, according to the Soil Association , due to unethical farming practices. But by ditching pesticides, and using a wide variety of plants in your garden, you can do your part to reverse the damage. While country gardeners have a ...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/gardening/...

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Philadelphia Eagles build a green stadium

grist.org 02 Mar '12, 6pm

The Philadelphia Eagles’ helmets are already green, and by next year their stadium will match. The team is partnering with...

Cycle Chic chosen for Top 10 Green Travel Blogs by The Ecologist. Boy is THAT accoloade going to get us laid...

Cycle Chic chosen for Top 10 Green Travel Blogs...

theecologist.org 02 Mar '12, 1pm

Not so long ago, green travel was barely on the radar. With the exception of back-to-basics campsites and the odd yurt or ...

Building an Unvented Crawl Space

Building an Unvented Crawl Space

greenbuildingadvisor.com 25 Feb '12, 1am

The IRC has always called them "Closed" crawl spaces, and I consider it to be the better and more accurate term. A "Sealed...

We are not joking. Prepare for some jaw dropping. Read on, you will not be disappointed.

We are not joking. Prepare for some jaw droppin...

luxpresso.com 02 Mar '12, 12am

This new Playboy club will certainly be every man's dream. Playboy joins hands with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic to d...

Construction Company Plans to Build a Space Elevator by 2050

Construction Company Plans to Build a Space Ele...

spectrum.ieee.org 23 Feb '12, 8pm

When proponents of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) first introduced them to the public, claiming them to be one of the strongest m...

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gbapgh.org 27 Feb '12, 7pm

Drinks and Conversation with Jason McLennan Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Garden, Inc. February 27, 2012 5:30 pm - 8:00 ...

Prudent Living to Showcase Alternative Energy S...

renewableenergyworld.com 02 Mar '12, 6pm

Prudent Living, an Upper Valley company offering services, strategies, products and a community that encourage a prudent w...

How to Capture Meaningful Climate Data to Boost Building Performance

How to Capture Meaningful Climate Data to Boost...

greenbiz.com 01 Mar '12, 1pm

A key requirement of buildings is to provide a sheltered living and working space from the extremes of climate. That's cou...

Lesson from Apple: Why Investing in Poor Women is Good Business

Lesson from Apple: Why Investing in Poor Women ...

greenbiz.com 01 Mar '12, 5pm

One lesson of the Apple in China scandal is that factory monitoring is a necessary but insufficient way to improve the liv...

Green Building Store to unveil prototype window...

greenbuildingstore.co.uk 01 Mar '12, 4pm

The new prototype window is aiming to fill a gap in the Passivhaus and low energy market. The window is being developed as...

insulating crawl space #green

greenbuildingadvisor.com 24 Feb '12, 4pm

We have a single level ranch style home with crawl space that connects with the basement living space. The crawl space is ...

#coffee CoffeeGeek - Build Those Drinks

coffeegeek.com 01 Mar '12, 12pm

: The undeniable classic and darling of the espresso world. It is the perfect example of milk and coffee done right. The c...

Is investing in poor women good business? via @MarcGunther

Is investing in poor women good business? via @...

marcgunther.com 01 Mar '12, 1am

A health educator at her work station in Bangladesh One lesson of the Apple in China scandal is that factory monitoring is...

#green How Loud is a Wind Turbine? - Green Living News,Green Living

#green How Loud is a Wind Turbine? - Green Livi...

greenlivingguy.com 26 Feb '12, 10pm

Thanks to RemyC at RemyC.com there was this article that talks about their sound. That is an interesting discussion since ...