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20 Uncommon Uses for WD40

20 Uncommon Uses for WD40

Now this is interesting, especially if it works well on the bites of those nasty fire ants to which I'm allergic! Grab that WD40 and loosen your stubborn zippers! WD-40 was originally created in 1953 by three technicians at the San Diego Rocket Chemical Company. Its name comes from the project that was to find a ‘water displacement’ [...]

Make the Most of Summer Time!

Make the Most of Summer Time!

It’s imbedded in our culture: As days grow longer and warmer, thoughts turn to the end of school as we know it. Speaking from my own experience, even a homeschooling family that understands there is no beginning or end to learning until one has stopped breathing is surrounded by other families who, thanks to the school schedule, live from a [...]

Geo-textile Bags for Urban Farming

Geo-textile Bags for Urban Farming

From the good folks at Springwise: Urban farming is a trend we've been following for years, but between the recession and the recent focus on sustainability, it's showing no sign of slowing down. The latest spotting? French Bacsac, which offers a line of geotextile bags that can be used to transform any space into a growing, living [...]

They’re Here! And Here Are 5 Natural Ant Control Remedies

They’re Here! And Here Are 5 Natural Ant Control Remedies

Figuring I'm not the only one who doesn't want to fill up my home's air with who-knows-what chemicals that kill ants, here's some of the results of my research for an alternative. If you do some experimenting (as I will), and you find something that works well, please share with us - thanks! 5 Natural Ant Control Remedies Submitted by: [...]

Guerrilla Gardeners in L.A.; Is Your Town Next?

Guerrilla Gardeners in L.A.; Is Your Town Next?

The brainchild of Los Angeles-based Common Studio, Greenaid aims to facilitate what it calls “guerrilla gardening” in the many forgotten grey spaces of the urban world, including sidewalk cracks, vacant lots and parking medians. Toward that end, it has reclaimed a series of old, quarter-operated candy machines and converted them instead [...]

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