Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Reading Round Up: Sugar Battery Edition


Free Vegetable Seeds

New ChocoChicken Restaurant to Specialize in Chocolate Deep-Fried Chicken

Creating Tastier and Healthier Fruits and Veggies with a Modern Alternative to GMOs

Sugar batteries could be greener, cheaper and store more energy than lithium-ions

The Standard American Diet in 3 Simple Charts

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Reading Round Up: Rhubarb Battery Edition


Free Rooftop Vegetable Seed Giveaway

How A New Rhubarb-Based Battery Could Massively Increase Renewable Energy Use

NYC mayor's "pizzagate" could mean real dough for charity

What's in Those Haribo Gummy Bears?: The science of lycasin, destroyer of worlds, intestines

Where In The World Is The Best Place For Healthy Eating?

Maple Syrup Revolution: A New Discovery Could Change the Business Forever

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Total Vegetable Harvest 2014


June 5: 0.625 ounces
June 12: 2.75 ounces
July 10: 4.0 ounces
July 17: 11.125 ounces
July 24: 3 pounds, 5.5 ounces
July 31: 4 pounds, 6.625 ounces
August 7: 9 pounds, 4.0 ounces
August 14: 17 pounds, 0.375 ounces
August 21: 3 pounds, 12.5 ounces
September 4: 4 pounds, 15.125 ounces
September 11: 2 pounds, 6.0 ounces
September 18: 3 pounds, 9.25 ounces
September 25: 3 pounds, 10.5 ounces
October 2: 1 pound, 3.125 ounces
October 16: 2 pounds, 3.875 ounces
November 20: 1 pound, 11.25 ounces

Cherry Tomato (Sunsugar F1): 2 pounds, 13.0 ounces

Eggplant (Orient Express F1): 6 pounds, 0.825 ounces

Melon (Lil Keeper F1): 9 pounds, 2.375 ounces

Pepper (Giant Aconcagua): 10 pounds, 4.25 ounces

Pepper (Orange Blaze F1): 5 pounds, 2.75 ounces

Potato (Yukon Gold): 1 pound, 8.25 ounces

Strawberry (Ozark Beauty): 3.375 ounces

Tomato (Beaverlodge): 8 pounds, 10.0 ounces

Tomato (Bush Goliath): 1 pound, 12.0 ounces

Tomato (Pink Berkeley Tye Dye): 3 pounds, 12.5 ounces

Watermelon (Little Baby Flower F1): 10 pounds, 6.25 ounces

Total Vegetable Harvest 2014: 59 pounds, 11.575 ounces

Total Vegetable Harvest 2013: 56 pounds, 13.75 ounces
Total Vegetable Harvest 2012: 32 pounds, 14.42 ounces
Total Vegetable Harvest 2011: 53 pounds, 11 ounces
Total Vegetable Harvest 2010: 63 pounds, 11.5 ounces
Total Vegetable Harvest 2009: 57 pounds, 5.9 ounces

Total Money Spent 2014


Seeds: $51.18

Fertilizer (1 bottle liquid, 3 bags granular): $42.80

Reed fence: $26.10

18 gallon totes, 16 units: $79.64

Spray paint for plastic, 8 cans: $45.25

Misc (rubber replacement garden hose washers, nitrile garden gloves and all weather duct tape): $19.97

Flower Seeds, Seed Starting Soil and Jiffy Pots: $20.91

Total Money Spent 2014: $285.85

Total Money Spent 2013: $212.96
Total Money Spent 2012: $190.88
Total Money Spent 2011: $300.54
Total Money Spent 2010: $152.41
Total Money Spent 2009: $201.90