NPR : Mustard Plants to Boldly Grow Where…
NPR.org, July 24, 2006
On board the space shuttle that lifted off July 4 was a black plastic briefcase marked "critical Space Item." Inside were 600 seeds.
(Full story at link)
When I save my seeds I put them in those little 2x3 baggies the briefcase sounds a little like overkill to me. And trading seeds with people in Canada seems hard enough I can't imagine trading with someone in space. :-)
A Porch and Flowering Meadow, 6 Floors Up - New York Times
Wow, If you have a second check out this story at the link above. David Puchkoff and his family have put a porch and miniature meadow on top of their west village apartment building. Considering how much my Mayor is pushing roof top gardening as a green conservation method it's great to see people doing this. Truly inspiring.
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