Monday, October 12, 2009

Laundry to landscape

Art Ludwig's directions for greywater washing machine.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Life Lab compost ideas

Signs, and compost ideas from life lab
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Ideas for school garden signs

These are photos of signage from life lab. They are fun and great for interpretation.

Some random garden photos

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Tallest eggplant ever

Lauren and I took photos next to this eggplant in my backyard. It is a volunteer and is as tall as our apple tree! I guess all that zoo-doo put a little elephant into this bad boy. The plant is just starting to produce fruit now.

Root boxes

I first saw these when I was at Life Lab which is the educational garden program at UC Santa Cruz. This is a wood planter with a hinged wall that allows kids to see the roots of a growing plant. Here are instructions for making one.

really cool.