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Semi-transparent solar cells could make greenhouses self-sufficient

Greenhouses and solar panels both need to be placed in areas with a lot of sunlight - so why not combine the two? Semi-transparent solar cells could potentially be built into the glass roof panels of greenhouses, capturing light at wavelengths that plants don't use anyway. Now, researchers at North...

Mar 26, 2020 by NoamArmonn/Depositphotos
Tech Blogs
The $6,374 Pineapple

In 1667 John Rose, the royal gardener, took a knee at the foot of Charles II, the King of England, and presented him with a pineapple. This wasn't the $3.00 discount pineapple from your local grocer, but rather the single most expensive fruit in the Western world.

Nov 25, 2020 by Tony M Morley - @tonymmorley
Food & Recipes Blogs
Raising Men Lawn Care Service - Making A Difference One Lawn At A Time

Raising Men Lawn Care Service is the union of an ordinary yard maintenance service and the commitment to establish an inspiring program to keep our youth (girls & boys) on a positive path while learning and understanding their value in society.

Apr 09, 2021 by Weareraisingmen
USA News
What's it Like to Live in a Greenhouse? Houseplant Home Tour - Ep 163

I know I'm not the only one who has wondered what it would be like to live in a glasshouse. Well, look no further, because I found an ecological community in...

May 18, 2020 by Summer Rayne Oakes
Botany & Horticulture Blogs
Crazy Plant Ladies Through the Ages: Women Naturalists, Botanists, and Horticulturists Who Made History

Did you know that Emily Dickinson created a beautiful herbarium and Beatrix Potter dabbled in mycology? Read about some amazing historical 'crazy plant ladies' whose love of botanicals made an impact on the way we view plants and the study of plants today.

Sep 09, 2019 by Garden Therapy®
Botany & Horticulture Blogs
Why You shouldnt Water or Fertilize Cacti in the Evening

In this video I explain why it is not recommend to water or fertilize your plants in the evening or during the night. I also show some of the problems that cactus breeders are faced with.

Jun 04, 2019 by Cactus Jerk
Botany & Horticulture Blogs

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