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John Ott – Exploring the Spectrum

An exciting video journey through the world of time-lapse photography by John Ott, one of the founders of the science of photobiology.

http://www.exploringthespectrum.com

This is an introduction to Dr. Ott’s time-lapse movies which show how plants and animals are deeply affected in movement, growth, form and sexual behavior by light-frequency (color) and low-level electromagnetic stimulation. Trailer for a longer 90-minute DVD “Exploring the Spectrum”.

http://www.exploringthespectrum.com

Getting to Know Our Busy Friends the Bees

Getting to Know Our Busy Friends the Bees

Peter Finch of Cedar Cottage Community Garden sent us this beautiful guest post to help us get to know our busy and friendly co-species the bees. If we didn't have bees we wouldn't have us it's that simple. Peter Finch is one of the founders of the lovely forest garden under the skytrain and is ...

Guerrilla Gardening Beirut

Guerrilla Gardening Beirut

by TheGuerrillaGardener Whilst on honeymoon Richard and Lyla Reynolds are inspired by the potty streets of Beirut to do a little guerrilla gardening. It also includes a flash back to Libya. Check out http://www.guerrillagardening.org and http://www.pimpyourpavement.com ...

Atomic Gardens: Irradiated Mutants to Save the World!

Atomic Gardens: Irradiated Mutants to Save the World!

Ah, the good ole days.... It is really incredible to look back now and think that Atomic Gardens were really a thing. This is a very interesting interview with a woman who is studying the Atomic Gardens, it is good to remember our history and how little we often know about the forces we are messing ...

Emerging Spontaneously

Emerging Spontaneously

Last year I started reading The Lost Language of Plants by Stephen Harrod Buhner right around this time of year. I enjoyed it so much that I had to save the rest of it for later, which ended up getting put of for a full year. So, now that I have finally finished it I am eager to start it all over ag ...

A Language Older Than Words

A Language Older Than Words

A Language Older Than Words by Derrick Jensen (2000) Chelsea Green Publishing This was a GREAT book (size-wise and content-wise), but every word was worth it. It is written from the heart and shows a different way to look at our world. A book from someone who has looked deep into his own soul an ...