You will need:
-Screen (you can use nylon hose stretched over a frame, an old window screen, or other flat screening). Two screens are best so you can work in batches.
-Tub or pan into which your screen fits (a rubber dish pan is ideal)
-Glue (use white school-type glue)
-Iron (such as you use for clothing) Continue reading
You will need:
1. Abundant – This oil is everywhere, especially if you include used cooking oil from restaurants. Even conversion kits, which allow you to convert this oil for use in a standard diesel engine, are easily obtained. Continue reading
One of the best things about growing indoor houseplants is that they help you to enjoy your plants and gardening tasks all year long. In addition to that, there are houseplants for all skill levels and interests. You can try growing unusual orchids or even test your green thumb with exotic tropical plants. Or, like most people, if you’re pressed for time you can try out some tough plants like ponytail palm or jade plants, which require infrequent watering and limited maintenance and house plants care.
Make no mistake about it though, no matter what plants you pick, growing houseplants does require a certain amount of time and dedication. So, the more you know about growing houseplants, the easier and more fun it will be. One of the best things about growing houseplants is that they lighten up your house or apartment and make it feel warmer and give it more of a sense of home, not to mention house plants for clean air, making it healthier by helping to clean the air! Continue reading
Ford unveiled the new all-electric version of the Ford Transit Connect at the Chicago Auto Show and announced it will be in operation at fleet operations hands in latter 2010. The Ford Transit Connect was the North American Truck of the year in 2010. In addition to the Transit Connect Electric, Ford also has plans to bring three more electrified vehicles to market by 2012 – the Focus Electric in 2011, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in 2012 and a next-generation hybrid in 2012. Continue reading
1. Buy Local Food
Food that passes through the hands of many people has more chances to become contaminated. In the mass production of foods, dozens of different workers tend the crops and harvest them. As the food is sorted, packed, shipped, unloaded, and put on shelves, it could be handled by an enormous number of people. If the food is destined for a restaurant, even more hands are involved in its preparation, service, and storage. Continue reading
1. Buy seasonal, local food. This is eco-friendly because it reduces “food miles,” thus saving fuel. It saves you money because seasonal, local produce takes less effort to grow and to transport. (You have to pay for a lot of extra energy if you’re buying hot-house tomatoes in the middle of January.)
2. Combine your shopping trips. This will save fuel – you buy less of it, and fewer emissions go into the atmosphere. Continue reading