Hydraulic Fracturing Flourishes in the U.S.

Recent discoveries have revolutionized the way Americans produce and use energy. As President Obama said, “For the first time in 18 years, America is poised to produce more of our own oil than we buy from other nations.” We can now extract the energy necessary for security, comfortability and growth from directly underneath us. Hydraulic...
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This May was the hottest on Earth

From The Guardian: Last month was the hottest May globally since records began in 1880, new figures show. The record heat, combined with increasingly certain predictions of an El Niño, means experts are now speculating whether 2014 could become the hottest year on record. Data published by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on...
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Hoop Tunnels & Cold Frames for Winter Gardening

When seasons change, it can be difficult to maintain a garden’s produce. Although we can store canned vegetables or buy them at the grocery during the cold months, there is no substitute for freshly picked vegetables from your own backyard. However, with the use of hoop tunnels and cold frames, it is possible to successfully...
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