We Can Put Old Mattresses To Use In Gardens (Cool Weird Awesome 245)

A project run by researchers at the University of Sheffield, is using foam taken from discarded mattresses to help Syrian refugees start hydroponic gardens in Jordan. Plus: why were there two Miss Sasquatch Queens in Saskatchewan back in 1969?

By |2020-02-25T06:11:26-05:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , , |

How About We Put Shade Plants Under Solar Panels? (Cool Weird Awesome 126)

There's work out of the University of Arizona that says solar arrays can be even more efficient if you grow food underneath the panels. And no, the panels don't block the plants from growing by taking all the sun. Plus: Chandler, Arizona is hosting the Rockin' Taco Street Fest, which finally combines the goodness of tacos with lucha libre pro wrestling.

By |2019-09-12T09:10:20-04:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Cool Weird Awesome, Podcasts|Tags: , , , , |

A new growing season

The contractor is busy inside the house, and we’re trying to keep busy outside, getting ready for this year’s garden. Having Owen around means we probably won’t be able to do hundreds of tomato plants like

By |2011-05-20T09:07:07-04:00May 20th, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |