How to Build Indoor Hydroponic Gardens Using IKEA Storage Boxes

June 1, 2013



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Hey apartment and small space dwellers, here’s an easy DIY compact hydroponic indoor farm system you can make with repurposed off-the-shelf IKEA storage boxes.



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ELIOOO is not a product, it’s architect and designer Antonio Scarponi’s cleverly conceived and designed instruction manual that teaches any … Read More…

New Stylish and Simple Hydroponic Windowsill Planter

April 10, 2013



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Modern Sprout is a simple new compact, self-sustaining, and stylish hydroponic windowsill planter system launching today on Kickstarter by Sarah Burrows and Nick Behr, a Chicago couple whose passion for food, cooking, and interest in where their food comes from was the catalyst for Read More…

Telling Time Using Potatoes and Soil

January 25, 2013



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Remember the old science class project making clocks operated by potatoes? You can do the same thing with mud–either from scratch, from a kit, or with a ready-made clock.

Essentially, the potatoes and the mud work like a battery. A … Read More…

Three Cool Inventions For a Greener World

August 2, 2012













This summer has been one of the warmest on record in the northern hemisphere. 97% of Greenland’s surface ice thawed in an historical four days. Maybe it’s time to take a look at the grass roots of the green world to see … Read More…

Brown Thumbs Up for the Biome Terrarium

November 21, 2011







No green thumbs needed here: Biome, by London-based designer Samuel Wilkinson, is a smart terrarium powered and managed by an iPad or smartphone which controls its climate, water level, and nutrients. Sunlight for the mini eco-system is replicated … Read More…

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