Friday, March 26, 2010

Can't wait to start working in your flower garden?

Garden Puzzle

Garden Puzzle is an online tool that makes designing your garden simple. In 4 easy steps you’ll have a design that will help you figure out how to start a garden. Just upload a photo of your garden area, indicate what kind of climate and soil conditions you are dealing with, choose plants you want to add (they also suggest some for you), and create visuals for each season you deal with.

When spring is upon us, the time has come to make our way back to the backyards. Most of us have been cooped up in the cold and are ready for some fresh air and a project to keep us busy. Why not start that garden you’ve been meaning to get to? With the help of the Internet you can have that green thumb you’ve always wanted.There are several types of places on the Internet that can help you in your gardening pursuits such as online garden planners, social networks of like-minded gardening types, informational sites, and more!

MakeUseOf 3/2010

Friday, March 12, 2010

Spring Ahead!

Don't forget to set your clocks ahead one hour Saturday!

Daylight Saving Time -- -- Daylight Saving Time gives us the opportunity to enjoy sunny summer evenings by moving our clocks an hour forward in the spring. Yet, the implementation of Daylight Saving Time has been fraught with controversy since Benjamin Franklin conceived of the idea. Even today, regions and countries routinely change their approaches to Daylight Saving Time. At this site you can learn about the history of daylight saving (or as some may say, daylight shifting), the standardization of time, and when regions around the globe spring ahead and fall back. Daylight Saving Time is one of several exhibits in the WebExhibits online museum (, all of which promote discovery through multidisciplinary approaches that support all learning styles. WebExhibits is a public service of the Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement (IDEA).

Channel Weekly 3/11/10

Monday, March 1, 2010


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