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April showers got you down? Stay inside and dry out this weekend with these green home links.
Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 03:25 PM
Ready for your Friday installment of green home and garden news goodness? Here we go…
I’ll be back next week with the final installment of Captain Can
and a look at a new cleaning gadget, the Activeion Pro
, that may very well render all those spray bottles of cleaning products — green or not — superfluous.
the “10 Easiest Vegetables to Grow At Home.” On the list are salad-friendly tomatoes, peppers, carrots, radish, and spinach.
The Hill reports
that First Lady Michelle Obama’s much-touted organic garden has irked boosters of conventionally grown crops. The Mid America CropLife Association, a group that represents pesticide-producing agribusinesses, has written Mrs. Obama and encouraged her not to portray conventional crops in a harsh light and to consider their economic benefits.
TreeHugger gets slightly creepy
with a story on Brit artist Alex Randall’s “reclaimed” taxidermy chandeliers and lighting fixtures. If you’ve ever wanted a chandelier made from stuffed pigeons or a table lamp with a Mallard duck as the base, take a look-see.
Jetson Green reveals
the master plan for Babcock Ranch. This ambitious, entirely solar powered 17,000-acre city near Fort Meyers, Florida, could begin construction later this year.
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