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Saving Milkweed for the Monarchs

Responsible Foraging & Wildlife Habitat I decided to start saving milkweed for the Monarchs. I like foraging for wild edibles, but I …

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Should You Invest in a Wind Turbine?

Are Residential Turbines Worthwhile? With an increasing interest in self sufficiency, renewable energy, and off grid living, many people are investing in …

Solar Electricity at Home

by Dr. Tom Lombardo Generating electricity from sunlight is more practical than you might think. Germany is one of the world leaders …

Passive Solar Heating, Cooling, and Lighting

by Dr. Tom Lombardo Passive solar is one of the oldest solar technologies known to mankind. Archeologists have found evidence of passive …

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Energy Conservation at Home – Part 2

by Dr. Tom Lombardo You may also be interested in reading Renewable Energy for Self Sufficiency Part 1 of this series looked …

wood stove

Energy Conservation at Home – Part 1

by Dr. Tom Lombardo You may also be interested in reading Energy Conservation at Home Part 2 and Renewable Energy for Self …

Renewable Energy for Self-Sufficiency

by Dr. Tom Lombardo  You may also be interested in reading Energy Conservation at Home Part 1 and Energy Conservation at Home …

Mason Bee House

Bee Keeper Wannabe For quite some time now I’ve been wanting to start bee keeping. Each year I add up the costs …