Here are four gardening links I found interesting and I think you’re going to be quite interested in the free plans for the IKEA grow room. For do-it-yourselfers, this could be something really cool. Don’t tell Mayo about it or I’ll have to build one in the basement….
Spinach Sending Emails
Scientists have taught spinach to send emails and it could warn us about climate change It may sound like something out of a futuristic science fiction film, but scientists have managed to engineer spinach plants which are capable of sending emails.
Russians Cultivating Subtropical Plants: A How To
Fruit Trenches: Cultivating Subtropical Plants in Freezing Temperatures The Russians managed to grow citrus outdoors, where temperatures drop as low as minus 30 degrees Celsius, and without the use of glass or fossil fuels.
And Here Come The Cicadas Again
This brood last emerged in 2004 and will reappear in 15 U.S. states this spring as soon as the ground warms above 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Click here for the article
A 22nd Century Plant Grow Room.
Here are the plans to start your own 22nd century grow room. Very cool IKEA designed system. Here’s what it looks like and you have to follow some of the links to find the download plans but I’ve cheated a bit and linked them here.
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