Sustainability and quality of life

Posts in category Plants

Charge your Phone with th...

The Bioo Team presents Bioo Lite, the plant pot that charges your phone with electricity from plants’ photosynthesis. The system inludes a chemical and biological hybrid cell in order to reduce the scale of a normal one square meter Bioo-Panel for a home use.

10 Simple Tips for a Succ...

Growing your own food successfully is a constant process of learning which techniques work best for you and your plants. Often simple bits of advice from other gardeners can help provide shortcuts to achieving success in your garden. In this video we demonstrate ten quick tips handed down from experienced gardeners which save time, increase […]

Seeds of Freedom (Documen...

The story of seed has become one of loss, control, dependence and debt. It’s been written by those who want to make vast profit from our food system, no matter what the true cost. It’s time to change the story. Produced by The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network, in collaboration with MELCA Ethiopia, […]

How to Make a Raised Gard...

Learn how to make a cover for your Raised Garden Bed.

Self watering planters

One of the things I am researching at the moment is growing things without the need to be around to water them if it is dry, something that seems like a far of dream of late. Things that can be sown directly in their final growing position aren’t really a problem with a little bit of […]

Build your own Backyard P...

Backyard Permaculture: Starting at home… A small tour of a 15 year old subtropical food forest in the suburban backyard in the Clarence Valley Northern New South Wales. Timelapse of backyard work shot over 6 weeks of Sundays. The first part shows yard preparation for a green manure crop – added gypsum clay breaker and […]

Olea europea (photos)

The olive, known by the botanical name Olea europaea, meaning “European olive”, is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, found in the Mediterranean Basin from Portugal to the Levant, the Arabian Peninsula, and southern Asia as far east as China, as well as the Canary Islands, Mauritius and Réunion. The species is […]