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The DIY Drip Irrigation System: Cheap & Effective

January 9th, 2014 | by Important Media Cross-Post

If you’ve ever come home from work in the summer and found your lovely garden wilted, this DIY drip irrigation system might be just the thing for you. Best of all, it costs less than $10. There are a lot of drip irrigation systems on the market today&hellip


The $300 DIY Greenhouse: How to Build Your Own Walipini

August 29th, 2013 | by Important Media Cross-Post

While it may not feel like it - it definitely doesn't here - Winter garden season is upon us... and pretty soon you may be thinking about ways to extend the growing season as it starts to cool off. A greenhouse is the go-to solution for most folks, but that means shelling out some bucks... right? Maybe not as much as you might think


Just for Fun: the Solar Death Ray

August 2nd, 2012 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Eric Jacqmain's "solar death ray" concentrates the power of 5000 tiny mirrors. Watch it take on wood, paint can lids, and chunks of concrete!


Cargo Bike Sharing Platform Goes Online in Germany

May 3rd, 2012 | by Important Media Cross-Post

Cargo bikes are useful for all sorts of things. But for those trips which don't require cargo capacity (most of them), do you really want to lug around that extra equipment? And if you're only going to use it for some trips, do you really want to shell out the extra bucks for a cargo bike



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