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Monthly Archive for April, 2013

Pick of the month: April

Brassica flowers Edible flowers are the it girls of the vegetable world. It seems these days all the best-dressed salads sport a confetti of marigolds and cornflowers. The humblest cake sale can rustle up a lavender cookie or two, and if you’re lucky a cupcake studded with frosted violets. Heck, there’s even a wildly successful commercial edible flower farm, not far [...]

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Oh all right, that title is a bit tongue in cheek. I’m assuming if you’ve read this far you’ve probably managed to plant a spud or two in your time. But it’s my bet you’ve probably always done it in the same way. There are, of course, lots of right ways to do very nearly [...]

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I came across what must surely be the coolest green roof in the world this week. If you thought creating a green roof on your shed was a bit out there – how about converting the roof of your car? That’s exactly what Lulu’s Local Eatery has done in downtown St Louis, Missouri. Their food [...]

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