Greenery

Wanted: Seeds to Grow Pizza in my Vegetable Garden

Wanted: Seeds to Grow Pizza in my Vegetable Garden

Well well well. Congress: Pizza IS a vegetable.*Saw this brilliant tweet from McGarry’s Ghost: Thinking about planting pizza in my garden next spring, now that Congress says it is a vegetable. Anyone know where I can buy pizza seeds? So, on Facebook, I said this: I guess this is the result of one of those […]

Windowfarms

Windowfarms

Windowfarms.org launches its how-to site, Our.Windowfarms.org. So! very! cool! A while back, during my sick July days (respiratory crud [nearly] all month long, oh joy), I found a site called Windowfarms. So cool. R&DIY — Research and Develop It Yourself, a project spearheaded by Britta Riley and Rebecca Bray. A New York City grow your […]

Sweet. Farmers Markets in LA

The LA Times has a map of all farmer’s market locations in LA area. Search by zip code (it’s a bit too strict, results for that zip code only, vs. zip code + surrounding area), city name, or market name. Or day of week.

Tabbouleh: It to me is like Popeye’s spinach

Courtesy of my uncle, I bring you Tabbouleh. (A definite idea for Doc M’s enthusiastic parsley plants!) Direct YouTube link

How Room Design Affects Your Work & Mood

Scientific American on you and your immediate surroundings. Greenery and Sunlight (or light with blue wavelength) are good. Ceiling height makes a difference. Can you improve test scores by changing the surroundings?

January showers bring wildflowers

California Wildflower Report. Low deserts are gorgeous. Must go. Must go soon.

Bagpipes are bad for the environment

it’s not noise pollution, either.

Space for basil in space

More basil news!! It’s Basil week here at 2020 Hindsight. Flying aboard Endeavor are millions of basil seeds that are part of Barbara Morgan’s lesson plans in space part of the payload. They’ll be distributed to students (K-12) after the flight. The flown basil seeds will be used by students to test their own designs […]

Storing herbs. Especially Basil

how to store and preserve fresh herbs [via Rebecca Blood] The article speaks of the joys of plunking a bunch of fresh cilantro and/or parsley in a glass of water and storing it like like a chilled floral arrangement in your fridge. The article, however, really falls down on the job with storing basil. This […]

Bees Knees

Interesting item about how organically grown bees (i.e., not bred to large size) have a greater chance at survival and warding off predators.