1. The clay on our property has a lot of sand in it
2. Davey (my neighbor) has some nice red clay maybe 30-50%
3. Jason from the next town over has awesome clay 80% or more pure
I have been looking forward to not having to carry 94lb bags of
Portland cement. We traded our old papercrete blocks for access to
While I was in town I stopped by Trader Joes for some food. This
artifact was disturbing. "Organic Southern Style GRITS".
My baby 1W LED grow light have been doing a amazing job of growing radishes. Just look at the difference between day 4 and day 5 in these photos. These radishes were not even supposed to pop up out of the ground until day 7 according to the package.
Total Power: 16W
DC Power: 1.2W (7.1V x .16A)
This is crazy. My benchtop power supply is such a power hog that converting 110V AC into 7V DC that I am blowing over 14W of energy.
LED grow light on them for the last three days.
Posted by Wendy Jehanara Tremayne at Friday, April 11, 2008
am really happy with the final result. This was a mix of lime, white portland and brown umber. A very inexpensive and strong paint that is easy to make on your own.
- 2 gallons of water
- 10lbs lime
- 10lbs white portland
The cost is probably $5 per 4 gallon bucket.
I've become quite the DIY plumber. We woke up yesterday to a hose oozing water. I turned the needle valve as much as possible and it would not shut off. A quick trip to the hardware store and one 1/4 turn ball valve later we had no leak fossit. Curse those needle valves.
Ryanne Hodson of RyanIsHungry gave me a great recipe for a no-knead bread. It is very popular on the internet. I made one slight variation and instead of putting it in a standard kitchen oven for 45 minutes, I put the bread in my solar oven for 1.5 hours. Four ingredients: - 3 cups bread flour - ¼ teaspoon yeast -1¼ teaspoons salt - 350mL of water