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Directory of technologies and resources relating to growing using energy-efficient methods.

Index page commenced May 30, 2010

Technologies

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Latest: Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar Applications / Directory:Building > Directory:Walipini Underground Greenhouses - The Walipini utilizes nature’s resources to provide a warm, stable, well-lit environment for year-round vegetable production. Locating the growing area 6’- 8’ underground and capturing and storing daytime solar radiation in the soil and water barrels are the most important principles in building a successful Walipini. (PESWiki Jan. 14, 2010)
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Directory:Water / Directory:Growing > Persian Gulf Harnessing Microbes to Transform Desert into Farmland - The United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Kuwait are in the midst of a massive project to re-landscape their deserts and transform them into fertile farmland, providing food security for their future. The countries are utilizing a mixture of microbes and soil — called mycorrhiza — that allows plants to absorb more nutrients than they can alone. (Inhabitat May 18, 2010)
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Directory:Heat / Directory:Growing > Composting to create hot water - See how nature can supply you with 130-150 degree warmwater from a composting in the process of keeping the pile at a low enough temperature to produce and store methane generated from the compost pile. (Hackaday May 23, 2010)
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Directory:Composting Toilets / Directory:Growing > DIY Composting Toilets and Humanure: The Pee & Poop Show (Video) - Video interview with Laura Allen of GreyWaterAction.org illustrates how to collect urine separate from feces to use the urine directly in fertilizing, and then put the feces mixed with sawdust into 1-year composters (1 year of warm temps) all in a urban setting. (TreeHugger June 2, 2010)
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