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12 Quick Decluttering Strategies Under 1 Hour

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From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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Herb Garden Inspiration & Ideas {Over 50 Pots, Planters, and Containers} - bystephanielynn

Herb Garden Inspiration & Ideas {Over 50 Pots, Planters, and Containers} - bystephanielynn | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
This year I started all my herbs from seed and they are just about ready to be transplanted and make their way outside. {Typically I totally forget and just end up buying the plants – so I am really excited I actually remembered} Since I like to keep them on our deck near the kitchen, …

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San Diego

Ever since I was a kid, I have always been mesmerized by extraordinary beauty of my hometown, San Diego. The city has many hidden treasures that have always captivated…

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, May 16, 2014 2:22 PM

While there are wildfires raging in northern San Diego county (see interactive map), my heart goes out to family and friends there.  The recent drought in California makes the condition perfect for wildfires to spread.  This video is a nice glimpse of San Diego during better times.  

   

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Aquaponics on the Cheap!

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You don’t have to be loaded to get started with a really simple aquaponics setup! As a variation on the system shown in the video

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Aquaponics is Superior to Both Hydroponics and Aquaculture

Aquaponics is Superior to Both Hydroponics and Aquaculture | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
The main difference between aquaponics and hydroponics, besides the absence of fish, is that in hydroponics, the water eventually becomes toxic and must be disposed of properly.

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Charlie Dare's curator insight, July 15, 2013 7:31 PM

Links to Pinterest and a few other sites boards all sharing each others pins~

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Google+ Maker Camp Returns for Second DIY Summer - PC Magazine

Google+ Maker Camp Returns for Second DIY Summer - PC Magazine | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
ReadWrite Google+ Maker Camp Returns for Second DIY Summer PC Magazine Instead of bringing your kids to camp this summer, let Google bring camp to them.
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82 Sustainable Gardening Tips - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

82 Sustainable Gardening Tips - Organic Gardening - MOTHER EARTH NEWS | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
Our sustainable gardening tips give you ideas for recycling materials in the garden, sourcing sustainable seeds and tools, saving water, and much more. (Go beyond organic with these 82 creative, real-world ideas for more sustainable gardening.
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How To Squash a Bug: A Tutorial for the Squeamish

How To Squash a Bug: A Tutorial for the Squeamish | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
@MystiReutlinger Raised beds and square foot gardening minimizes weeds. If necessary, I use a homemade instecticide: http://t.co/ySGREJUpl7
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City orchard brings new life to vacant Vancouver lot

City orchard brings new life to vacant Vancouver lot | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
A forgotten brownfield at the corner of urban and industrial is not the place you’d expect to find lemon, fig and persimmon trees bearing fruit.
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DIY Chicken Tunnel

DIY Chicken Tunnel | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
Hi fellow chicken lovers. It all started with a picture I saw not to long ago……. so I want to share pictures of the tunnel I build for my chickens. The tunnel allows you to design a specific area for the chickens to walk through the garden, without getting into those pretty parts, where all the […]

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FARMcurious Fermenting Set

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 forFerment just about anything with this easy-to-use fermentation set by FARMcurious. Keep the good bacteria in and the mold out.


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Collection of First's curator insight, June 19, 2014 11:29 AM

The project funding already ended but this worth to wait and have! How to ferment your fresh foods and benefit probiotic.

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Nerd Club: Alarm clock project - playing WAV files with a PIC microcontroller

Nerd Club: Alarm clock project - playing WAV files with a PIC microcontroller | Down home in Town | Scoop.it

An interesting project has come up as a fund-raiser for BuildBrighton members - to "hack" some alarm clocks and modify their behaviour so that instead of playing a single sample when the alarm sounds, one of up to seven different sounds can be played.

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Require Solar Energy Advice? Read This Article Now

Require Solar Energy Advice? Read This Article Now | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
You may be clueless about solar energy. Few people really understand the topic. Getting properly informed about solar energy means you can make better choices about solar power. Keep reading to learn all of the information you can about solar energy.
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Why Micro-Gardening Could Go Big : NPR

Why Micro-Gardening Could Go Big : NPR | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
Micro-gardens are small spaces, such as balconies, patios and rooftops, cultivated with planting containers like wooden boxes and trash cans.
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Topekans Learn Gardening Tips At Sick Plant Clinic - WIBW

Topekans Learn Gardening Tips At Sick Plant Clinic - WIBW | Down home in Town | Scoop.it
Topekans Learn Gardening Tips At Sick Plant Clinic WIBW TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-The summer weather may have caused damage to plants and the Fairlawn Plaza Mall offered its Sick Plant Clinic Monday to diagnose plant problems.
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My hydrangea is purple! #flowers #gardening #greenthumb
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Various Ideas to Use LED Grow Lights in Indoor Gardening - The Best Thing About LED Grow Lights

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