Saturday Linkages: Mules, Turfgrass, Foraging and the End of Backyard Citrus

Emily Ho, a fellow Master Food Preserver trainee, foraged a Silver Lake salad. (Photo by Emily Ho)

A Silver Lake Salad http://sustainablefoodworks.com/2012/04/09/a-silver-lake-salad/ via @misschiffonade 

Mule-based bookmobiles for remote Venezuelan communities: http://boingboing.net/2012/04/20/mule-based-bookmobiles-for-rem.html 

Dismiss Cyclists At Your Own Peril: The Jackson Huang Lesson – Eagle Rock, CA Patch http://eaglerock.patch.com/articles/dismiss-cyclists-at-your-own-peril-the-jackson-huang-lesson 

Boulder-Like Home Office is a Working Retreat in the Garden | Designs & Ideas on Dornob http://dornob.com/boulder-like-home-office-is-a-working-retreat-in-the-garden/ via @dornobdesign 

Turfgrass Infomercial at the National Arboretum? http://bit.ly/J1w3UN 

But the free citrus is half the point of living here!: Disease threatens backyard citrus in CA : http://nyti.ms/IJSLjd

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Saturday Linkages: Tiny Houses, Human Cheese, Doomsday Condos and Speakin’ Squirrel

Tiny Cabin in Scottish Countryside http://bit.ly/ItD5XQ

And . . . Anderson Cooper tackles tiny houses http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/watch-anderson-cooper-tackles-tiny-houses

Cat needs to learn water conservation: http://boingboing.net/2012/04/12/cat-needs-to-learn-water-conse.html

No it’s not one of our April Fools day jokes: Breast Milk Ice Cream, Human Cheese http://aol.it/In5zBn

Doomsday condos in old missile silos: http://boingboing.net/2012/04/11/doomsday-condos-in-old-missile.html

Thomas Rainer’s 5 Myths about Native Plants http://bit.ly/IxkbcY

Learn to speak squirrel: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/learn-to-speak-squirrel-in-four-easy-lessons/2012/04/09/gIQAV8Jr6S_print.html

Abused Altadena Kitten Still Needs a Home http://bit.ly/IEaUzW

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Saturday Linkages: Ginger Grating, Food Poisoning and Williams-Sonoma Chicken Coops

Williams-Sonoma’s “Alexandria” Coop.

Quick Tip: Grate Ginger with a Fork http://www.thekitchn.com/quick-tip-grate-ginger-with-a-fork-168905

How long does food poisoning last?: http://boingboing.net/2012/04/05/how-long-does-food-poisoning-l.html

La Creuset chicken feeders, perhaps? Williams-Sonoma High-End DIY Line

A timeline of American food trends: http://www.foodtimeline.org/fooddecades.html

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Saturday Linkages: Urine Soaked Eggs, Currents, Squirrels and School Gardens

Urine-soaked eggs a spring taste treat in China city: http://reut.rs/HqBQny

Amazing wind map.

Equally amazing water current map: http://www.theawl.com/2012/03/soothe-yourself-with-the-oceans-swirl

Bald eagle, fox, and cat are porch friends: http://boingboing.net/2012/03/29/bald-eagle-fox-and-cat-are.html

HOWTO build a robotic squirrel-squirting water sentry-gun, with python: http://boingboing.net/2012/03/26/howto-build-a-robotic-squirrel.html

Tips on running a school garden: http://bit.ly/GKA3Md

@bikejuju blog post: Freak Bike Friday: Bed Frame Bike http://is.gd/f18Q5A

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Saturday Linkages: Orange Peel Lamps, Axe Porn and Craft Rooms

From Portugal Smallholding a orange peel lamp.

Lamp made from an orange: http://www.portugalsmallholding.org/how-to/make-an-oil-lamp-with-an-orange/

A clever planter made from an Asphalt Handbook: http://www.recyclart.org/2012/03/asphalt-handbook-planter/

Hand-made Axe porn: http://bit.ly/GA0KWp

Our friends at the Tangled Nest create an inspiring, low-budget craft room http://shar.es/pvLY5

And, yes, a toilet brush chandelier: http://www.recyclart.org/2012/03/toilet-brush-light/

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