This aquaponics set-up is the most basic sort: a passive system where the plants’ roots are constantly bathed in liquid rather than pumping water to the roots.
My new favorite companion for wild edible foraging, syrup recipes, and creative preserves is a website called Punk Domestics.
Energy.gov suggests that eliminating phantom draws by disconnecting electronics while not in use could save households up to 10% on electricity.
One of the creepiest topics in parasitology is that of parasites that alter the behavior of their hosts, essentially leading to suicidal behavior.
Most flowering plants spend resources on rewards for pollinators like sugary nectar. Others don’t bother, and rely on trickery instead.
If you love stunning nature photography, you'll love standingoutinmyfield. The blog is written by a very good friend of mine who is also an ecologist. A recent skype call with her actually got moderately derailed when I pulled up her blog and got distracted by pictures of her recent trip to Kenya.
This year we decided to experiment with building a low tunnel in our community garden plot. The design parameters were 1) something inexpensive and 2) something with components that could be easily stored in our apartment during the off-season.