Tools for (new) gardeners

Green (Living) Review

To introduce a friend to the joy of “grow your own,” offer a useful tool along with the promise of your support and advice. Garden Fork The garden fork is one of the most important tools in the armory of any gardener, not just the newbie, and thus it is best to invest in the best.

CUTTING EDGE TOOLS FOR EVERY GARDENER

Green (Living) Review

Fiskars, one the UK’s leading gardening tool suppliers, is proud to unveil its exciting new PowerGear™ X range. The innovative cutting tools are a true evolution of engineering and ergonomics, making pruning and lopping easier than ever before.

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Weird Nature: An Owl That Uses Dung Tools

Nature Conservancy - Science

But here may be the burrowing owl’s most astounding habit: they use a tool. Not just any tool, either: the owls utilize animal dung to make hunting easier. The research also demonstrated that this tool use greatly increased owl success in catching dung beetles.

Water as a tool for peace for Israel, Palestine and Jordan

Green Prophet

Green Prophet also participated and we will bring you a series of reports on the problems and projects tabled at this important round-table of ideas.

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Tool Time

Green (Living) Review

Get those garden tools ready for work before the season starts. gardening gardening tools green living Shovel Maintenance 1. Dip a soft cotton cloth in linseed oil and then coat the rusty sections of your shovel with a thin layer of the oil.

Green Herons and their Groovy Necks

10,000 Birds

The querent included many other details about location, coloration, and what not but once I heard about that neck, one bird sprung immediately to mind… Green Heron ! In either case, green herons are silly with subspecies, which may themselves eventually be recognized as full species.

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Low-tech garden tools are best

Green (Living) Review

However, many successful home gardens are cultivated with a handful of good hand tools only. Each time-tested tool beats several high-tech alternatives. Invest in good tools here that will last for a generation or more. There are some great brands from which to chose and some of the Japanese garden tools also you might like to consider adding to the list in the end. But, as said, you really need no more that the five tools mentioned to get going.

CUTTING EDGE TOOLS FOR EVERY GARDENER

Green (Living) Review

Fiskars, one the UK’s leading gardening tool suppliers, is proud to unveil its exciting new PowerGear™ X range. The innovative cutting tools are a true evolution of engineering and ergonomics, making pruning and lopping easier than ever before.

How to Replace a Wooden Tool Handle

Green (Living) Review

What’s the best way to replace wooden tool handles? That’s why learning to replace wooden tool handles is such a useful self-reliance skill. Get a new handle, whittle it to fit your tool head, then anchor the handle into the head so it doesn’t move. green living repair tools

Charlie Dimmock Multipurpose Garden Scissors – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Garden scissors, or scissors in the garden, are – in my opinion – a must in the garden tool armory. garden scissors gardening gardening scissors gardening tools green living product review

Fun and Fresh Garden Tools to Inspire Your Green Thumb

Eco Chic

I have a number of tools (some of them my grandmother’s), useful accessories and even a few things that are purely decorative. But mostly, the green and colorful gorgeousness of the plants is my main focus.

Beautiful Red Sea Film School Integrates Nature As Teaching Tool

Green Prophet

does do something else we at Green Prophet love to see: draws those who experience the place into visceral contact with its stark desert surroundings. This is more than a building with a ragged mountain backdrop.

WorldBeing wristband tracks personal carbon consumption

Green Prophet

The tool – now in conceptual stage – can potentially to enable like-minded users to inspire a movement and transform the world. You can also tag other users in short-term competitions in specific aspects of green living (as example, eat less, walk more).

Reef Resilience Toolkit: New Tools Build Resilience into Coral Reef Management

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Toolkit addresses the needs of local coral reef managers and practitioners and equips them with the tools and information they need for the challenging tasks they face. Photo: © Kemit Amon- Lewis/TNC.

SmarTap e-Shower Cleans You Green

Green Prophet

As the kids grow, SmarTap can be a teaching tool about how much water goes into a shower or bath, and how much that costs. Thinking about 98.6

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Dubai’s Wild Wadi Waterpark is Green Globe Certified

Green Prophet

With April Fool’s Day is more than five weeks away, we are left to assume the announcement by Green Globes is credible. Wild Wadi Waterpark just earned the internationally recognized Green Globe Certification (GGC) following a recent sustainability audit. You read that right.

My LANDFIRE Decade: The Amazing Story of a Critical Tool for US Restoration

Nature Conservancy - Science

The idea was the brainchild of great scientific minds at The Nature Conservancy and federal agencies, and was envisioned as a suite of tools to support land management efforts that would reduce wildfire risk. LANDFIRE Historic Fire Regime Data for Colorado. Map by Randy Swaty/TNC.

Turns Out There Are Green Spaces in Beirut After All

Green Prophet

A group of activists in Beirut have teamed up with a local design agency to create the city’s first map of green spaces. Beirut Green Project and Wonder 8 launched the Beirut Green Guide at Tawlet earlier this week, but a few kinks still need to be worked out.

Another Reason To Green The Asphalt Jungle

Environmental News Network

These thoughts are perfectly natural because many urban areas do have increased crime rates and you are unlikely to see many trees or green spaces while pounding the pavement. The other hypothesis is that the green eases psychological stresses, making violent crime less likely.

Green Tourism Mobile Application for UK & Ireland Launched by TripSketch

Green (Living) Review

Award winning online Green Travel company TripSketch has announced the launch of a new Green Tourism mobile application for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Partnering with the UK’s leading Green Tourism certification programme, Green Tourism Business Scheme (GTBS), TripSketch enables travelers to access a network of over 2400 green graded businesses across the UK and Ireland via mobile devices or the Internet. Green Business UK Ltd.,

Palestinians Celebrate Green Innovation

Green Prophet

Together they showcased over 20 scientific innovations, including green technology, agricultural tools and mobile applications related to food and health. Read more about green innovation in Palestin e: Organic Farming Boom in Palestine.

Bulldog Tools Forged Edging Knife – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bulldog Tools Forged Edging Knife Ref No. Yes, the tool not cheap with just under 40 Pounds Sterling but then again the blade is forged exactly in the same way as a quality spade and from the same strength of steel.

Win an Solar PV Tool Kit with Trade Skills 4U at EcoBuild

Green (Living) Review

At the Trade Skills 4U stand you will be able to test your knowledge of electrical installation on their purpose built training rig and have the opportunity to enter into a competition to win a free solar PV tool kit worth nearly £500 donated by their sister company www.solarpvtools.co.uk. Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article.

Cool Green Science: The Best of the Blog 2015

Nature Conservancy - Science

Each year, we look back at some of our most popular posts of the year on Cool Green Science. This marks the end of our third year, and we’d like to thank you for building Cool Green Science into one of the most popular conservation science blogs on the web.

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Moroccan Municipality Uses Graffiti as Pro-Society Tool

Green Prophet

Historically, graffiti has been used to subvert authority or spread anti-social messages, but in Morocco, one municipality has turned the art form on its head by getting kids to “tag” pro-society slogans instead.

Meet the NatureNet Fellows: Daniel Karp

Nature Conservancy - Science

As a NatureNet Fellow, I want to help create some basic decision support tools that farmers anywhere could use to determine how much pest relief natural habitat could give them in any situation — and then get that information incorporated into land-use decisions.”.

Cloud Computing: A Key Tool in the Fight Against Invasive Species

Nature Conservancy - Science

The tool is being used in 7 states and spreading quickly (as fast as an invasive, you might say). The goal was to create a shared, standardized data management tool,” says Jennifer Dean, an invasive species biologist with the New York Natural Heritage Program.

HEPCA’s Green-Roofed Bio Boat Entirely Wind and Solar Powered

Green Prophet

It will also be topped by a green roof that is not only useful for insulating the interior during hot summers, but is also expected to provide a mini-habitat for the many birds that travel through the Rift Valley/Red Sea flyway.

The Anvil Pruner is 90 years old

Green (Living) Review

Many professionals appear to advise the use for anvil pruners only for dry wood and bypass pruners for green but I have found that anvil pruners can do both equally well. When you have to apply herculean force then you are using the branch is too large and you need to change the tool.

Refugee Camp in Bethlehem Sprouts Green Rooftops

Green Prophet

Cramped conditions in the Dheisheh refugee camp of Bethlehem mean that any space – nevermind green space – is difficult to come by. Food & Health Bethlehem food insecurity Green Roof Israel-Palestinian conflict rooftop farming West Bank

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The fairytale of green economic growth

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Politicians, industry and media are telling us for decades the fairytale of green economic growth and sustainable consumption and many believe in this myth all to eagerly. To this list you might, much like for the list for survival, wish to add tools that you will need for performing the various tasks in the garden, around the home, in the kitchen, and for making a living.

Original Löwe 14.104 compact bypass pruners – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

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Where Does Your Wind Energy Come From and Is It Really ‘Green’?

Conservancy Talk

Map of low-risk wind development areas in the central Great Plains © The Nature Conservancy The tool utilizes maps and layers of publicly available geographic data to identify where wind energy can be developed with low ecological risk.

Keira Watering Can – Product Review

Green (Living) Review

I received my review sample of the Kiera watering can on the Press Day of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013 and I chose the apple green color in the 2 liter version. product test garden tools gardening tools product review Keira watering can

Maintenance Tips: Tool Guide To Change A Cache Aerator

Green Living Ideas

The post Maintenance Tips: Tool Guide To Change A Cache Aerator appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Green maintenance Maintenance Tips: Tool Guide To Change A Cache Aerator The Conservation Warehouse

How trust can be a practical tool for positive change

Green (Living) Review

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Top 10 Tips for a Greener Summer Vacation

Green Home Blog

These systems can be used to run electric appliances (coffee pot, blender, and toaster), grooming aids (electric razor, electric toothbrush), computers and peripherals, and small power tools for stop-and-go repairs. Patronize family-friendly green restaurants.

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Fiskars Weed Pullers - weapons of weed destruction

Green (Living) Review

The tool works with four deep-reaching stainless steel claws, which grab the tap root efficiently. Containing 7x the antioxidants of lettuce, this gourmet green is so easy to grow it literally plants itself. edible weeds Fiskars weed control weeding weeding tools weeds

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Design your own LEED energy efficient dream green prefab with Blu

Green Prophet

Design your own fantasy shack from the comfort of your keyboard with California-based Blu Homes – makers of fully customizable, prefab, green housing. Design accredited environmental science program Blu green buildings LEED Silver prefab homes

Going The Extra Green Mile For Eco-Friendly Driving

Green Living Ideas

When you see a red light or a “stale” green light a little ways up ahead, let the car coast rather than continuing to press the gas pedal. Further suggested ways to save: Check out Google’s online directions tool–there’s a button at the top with a train icon on it.