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I've just redesigned my experimental garden's shape. I couldn't stand all those keyholes and weird paths anymore.

Wrote a small article about it, which is like a long toot with more pictures, in case anyone is curious about it:

seems like the experiment of growing oyster mushrooms on simple recycled cardboard is going good, they are pinning easily... not sure how nutritious they'll come up to be though. Any idea on how the boost it?

'Where is the geology department?'

'Straight that way, don't worry, you'll recognize it'

Ok, that's my new compost bin.

The 220 l barrel is resting on those small 4 wheels, so that turning it just takes a few seconds, and inside there are 2 half pvc tubes to help mixing.

It is my first compost tumbler, so we'll see how it goes. My main concern is that it reaches the critical mass needed to trigger the composting process, and that is doesn't take long (I need quick compost).

Meanwhile it looks good, and using it is really so easy that even my 9 yo brother can do it!

(Pink lighter on the side for scale reference, I'm sure @PonderingCreek will appreciate)

Seems like my is working... spinach, cabbages, lettuce and 2 tomatoes (just to experiment). The fertility is replenish by kitchen scraps from an increasing amount of neighbors, which I plan to repay in food.

That's just a test, if it works properly I expect my yard walls to be covered by fall =D

I just did a schematic mind-map of the latest evidence about the existence of God.

Brought to you by some random Jehovah's witnesses who stopped me in the street. Pretty strong argument.

Being is so relaxing.

This is the Fiascone, or Re Umberto . It's native from the Amalfi coast, and is probably the father of more famous tomatoes like the San Marzano. First accounts of it is at the end of the 19th century, when was donated to King Umberto.

Was thought lost, until a few years ago some plants have been found, and now is a must have for every seed-saver in my area!

Strong plant, easy to cultivate, quite pest resistant, solid in drought.
This specific ripe fruit is quite small because it was grown in pot, but the green on the side is the same variety grown in ground.

Personal favorite tomato of mine.

Ok, second part of my of article is out.

I put way more effort into this one, but it may still suck.

I'd love an opinion if someone reads it, especially if you are into the environmental or psychology field.

Matters I try to understand here:
* What are the psychological effects of climate change?
* How do people cope with it?
* How do you open an eggplant with an hammer?

Ok, working on the second part of the psychology of . I promise, it will be better than the previous.

Meanwhile, a significative meme

So, this is a summary of some researcher I've read about how people perceive .

This article is like a long toot, don't judge me: I'm out of my depth talking about psychology and I know it, I'm just sharing some thoughts.

Who likes here? I'm waiting for federation to be released to publish a little adventure in this abandoned, post-hippie, ex-squat castle in the middle of the city (where, btw, I used to live).

I'm writing an article on what do I understand about the of . Working on some images now, starting to share the cover picture. Article to come tomorrow or so!

Would you behave in the same way if plants had eyes?

@rustyswarf that's just a part of all the in my garage... I don't know what to do with them, but can't throw them. Any idea?

Right now all this complicated, carbon intense pieces of engineering that were cutting the edge of technology not long ago are used for stuff like holding my and support my barrel, but I feel is not right. This lack of permanence in electronic drives me crazy =(

"You wouldn't believe it, a lot of stuff just came out from the mulch!"
"Woah, nice, I'll come to give a look"

I'm pretty sure there used to be a path below all this pumpkins...

is one of the few projects that makes sense to have on a .

The aim is to create a simple way to derive value from natural resources, by connecting farmers/land owners to people who want to value their work, and transparently verifying the ecological status with a set of trustless protocols.

Their website:

I also wrote an article about it, if you feel like.

(logo is copyright by regen network)

This still undone building in an in Portugal is one that I followed quite from the beginning.

And by that I mean: from collecting chestnut logs in a nearby forest, to the drilling and screwing of the roof.

Now that the is done, this picture can't be shot ever again.

An anecdote about it 

Once my pharmacognosy professor told me he had a secret in his office, and moved the courtain to show me his little , almost flowering. It's touching to think he had to hide his small love because it's .

Mine was flowering hard one month ago or so. Can't hide it, really, it's too beautiful.

A lighthearted article about my first designed . Was not easy to wrap it up in a simple page, and I'm not a pro so don't expect anything special, but it's fun and I packed it with !

(Constructive) criticism and opinions are very welcome!

[deleted and redrafted because I always, always forget hashtags; and because of formatting.]

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