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13 Smart watering tips for your Rose plants

, posted in Flora
By Saif Malik As mentioned earlier in my article “Rosarian tips for Rose Production”, Rose plants are a must for every garden almost. Like others, Rose plants are living things with basic needs especially the adequate or proper watering. Even I would call it smart watering in context of growing ...

Trees may be used to develop hi-tech energy storage devices

, posted in Science
Scientists at Oregon State University are successful to discover a simple process by which cellulose of the trees can be used to develop hi-tech energy storage devices like supercapacitors. Energy storage is one of the big limitations for effective use of electronic gadgets, automobiles and other technologies. Supercapacitors are the ...

NFP Short training Scholarships for Green professionals

, posted in Scholarship and Job offers
  If you want to improve your professional skills but don’t have time and money to pursue full-time studies, you may opt for a short training course in the field of your interest in Netherlands by Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) administered by Nuffic. Find below the lists of Short training ...

Climate change alert: Stonefruit trees blossom early in Italy

, posted in Earth
As reported by Freshplaza, stonefruit trees blossom early in Italy giving a vibrant alert of Climate change. Giuseppe Di Liberto, chairman of Fruttapiù PO, told, "After a sudden increase in temperatures in February, which led to early blossoming, it now seems that we have gone back to a more wintry ...

Making a Rooftop garden in dry lands of Arabia

, posted in Urban
By Muhammed Nawas Asghar, Saud consultant group Riyadh, KSA In dry lands of Arabia, higher temperature (more than 50 degree celsius in summer) and water shortage are the core issues to deal with in context of gardening. Still, people want to see their properties covered with beautiful gardens especially the ...

Arctic Harvester: Icebergs likely to become fruit and vegetable greenhouses by generating Clean energy from Fresh water

, posted in Energy
Icebergs are likely to become fruit and vegetable greenhouses by generating Clean energy from Fresh water by a project named as "Arctic Harvester" proposed by a group of French architecture students. The project has been proposed for generating energy from the fresh water melting from icebergs and use it to grow ...

Farmers use drones in France for various agricultural operations

, posted in Technology
Use of drones by Farmers in France is increasing day by day, as more and more farmers seem interested in using Drones to fulfil various agricultural operations. Thanks to a startup company, farmers are starting to use drones to dose manure and maintain watering levels, whilst scientists are getting help ...

EcoMow: The Robotic lawnmower that fuels itself with the Grass clippings

, posted in Technology
As the name shows, EcoMow is a self-fueled, self-navigating and self-powered robotic lawn mower which runs on nothing but the grass clippings. It harvests the grass clippings from the yard and uses the grassy biomass as fuel and turns remaining unusable biomass into dried pallets which may further be used ...

Petunia: Plant and care

, posted in Flora
Petunias are one of the most popular type of annual. They are divided into two different groups: Grandiflora petunias have very large flowers and are best grown in containers or hanging baskets (because they are more susceptible to rain damage), and Multiflora petunias have smaller, but more abundant flowers and ...

Green roof, playing its role in healing of patients

, posted in Urban
  Here is an award-winning Green roof at Life Expression Wellness Center, Sugar Loaf, Pennsylvania . This Green roof has been designed and built to practically add up in the fulfillment of thee goals of ecologic wellness center that would be used for alternative wellness practitioners that would have a ...
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