We have been talking about greenhouse gases for decades but did we really understand their role in climate change? GREENHOUSE GAS What is it? A greenhouse gas, is a gas in the atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation. The primary greenhouse gases in earth´s atmosphere are: water vapour, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and ozone. Without these gases we would freeze all year round. Nope, … Continue reading The Greenhouse Effect.
If you started seeding in early Spring your plants should have been growing enough to be moved outside, if the temperatures allow it. WHEN: plant is bigger than the container no risk of frost April / May, depending where you live Before moving all your plants outside you have to plan your balcony and therefore it is essential to observe it first. How much light … Continue reading #2 Planting time. Vegetable garden on the balcony.
How to turn seashells into beautiful paintings. Continue reading Shell painting
Cycling on the Pyrenees and visiting Lakabe, a spanish ecovillage on the mountains. Continue reading Lisbon | Nordkapp >> Lakabe ecovillage
Sometimes we think that buying new stuff is the right thing to do. Because new objects are up-to-date, in perfect conditions and because buying second hand has been perceived as you had financial problems. And no one wants to be labeled as “poor” right? But is that really true? Do we need always to buy new objects? new clothes, new toys or accessories? why? If … Continue reading Creative Recycling >> Paper & Wood
Let´s talk about carbon footprint. What exactly does it mean? Where does it come from? How can we approximately calculate it? and what can we do to reduce it? Carbon footprint is defined as the total amount of greenhouse gases directly or indirectly produced to support human activities, usually expressed in units of tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per annum (tCO2pa) Well, it is how … Continue reading How to calculate your carbon footprint
Have you ever thought of planning a vegetable garden on the balcony? Flowers are beautiful and nice to have but the satisfaction of seeing your veggies growing is special. And by the way you also get flowers before the fruit 😉 BENEFIT OF GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD: no pesticides needed reduce soil erosion biological food decrease supermarket products consumption contributing to your health contribute to … Continue reading #1 The seeding. How to plan a vegetable garden on the balcony
Autumn is perfect to paint a forest with leafs. One day I woke up with the urgency of painting a forest. I was thinking about how to do it and I decided to take a walk in the woods. It is always inspiring and relaxing. I came back with leafs instead of pictures or a precise idea of how I wanted to represent something that … Continue reading Leaf Painting
In Munich there are almost 5000 abandoned bikes a year. Maybe your city has the same problem too. I am pretty sure it does. The city marks and then collects them to be either repaired and sold (just a small part) or to be thrown away. Yes, you have heard it. They throw away bikes. Well, most of them they are probably not in perfect … Continue reading Recycle, re-use, repair.