Cress, Wi-fi and Radiation…Oh My!

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Five girls in 9th grade rock an experiment! And all because they couldn’t stay awake. Six trays of seeds were put into a room without radiation, and six trays were put into another room next to two [Wi-Fi] routers. Such routers broadcast the same type of radiation as an ordinary mobile.Then it was just necessary [Read More...]

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Starting Seeds Indoors, Part 1: Practical Gardening Series

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Few things produce more hope in the first few hours than a diet and starting seeds. When considering growing your own seeds, remember that almost all seeds will germinate; it’s the growing-on that challenges. Home grown seedlings will be weaker and more spindly than commercially grown ones, and more prone to fungal diseases like dampening [Read More...]

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Managing Your Seeding Addiction: Practical Gardening Series

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I love seed catalogs, they evoke such hope! I peek at them quickly as they come into the house then set them in a basket next to my reading table. When I have a block of time, which is easier to find in the winter, I pick up the stack and snuggle into my chair. [Read More...]

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