6/10/08

Cayuga Park in San Francisco

I can't believe I've never heard of the Cayuga Park garden until just now.



Lots of other gardening videos if you go to Current TV website and search on "garden" or "gardening". And if you want to make your own gardening video, you can upload it to Current and get a wider audience.

Other news to read about...

"In just a month, an area nearly the size of New York City was cleared in the Amazon rain forest—an 'alarming' and 'worse-than-imagined' development, the Brazilian government said in a statement." Link, Via.
"A washing machine using as little as a cup of water for each washing cycle could go on sale to environmentally conscious Britons next year.

Xeros Ltd, which has been spun out of the University of Leeds to commercialize the technology, said on Monday the new machines would use less than 2 percent of the water and energy of a conventional washing machine.

Plastic chips are used to remove dirt and stains from clothes, leaving them dry and reducing energy consumption as there is no need to use a dryer after the washing cycle, Xeros said in a statement."
Link, Via.

"Discrimination against albinos is a serious problem throughout sub-Saharan Africa, but recently in Tanzania it has taken a wicked twist: At least 19 albinos, including children, have been killed and mutilated in the past year, victims of what Tanzanian officials say is a growing criminal trade in albino body parts." Link, Via.

3 comments:

Gardener of La Mancha said...

I was worried the "Garden of Light" was created by Thomas Kincade. What a relief. I love the religious symbolism and the gardener's motivation.

Nicole said...

That is a haunting, horrible story that my husband and I have been remembering all week.

chuck b. said...

It is a horrible story. I'm not even sure why I put it up except that I was so stunned when I read it.