Solarpunk Canuck was a site dedicated to my interpretation of the solarpunk movement and how I was trying to apply some of its principals to my life. I focused primarily on gardening, transportation, and renewable electricity. The site fell into disuse when I moved out of my house and into an apartment.
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It’s time for the 2022 Annual Review. I look back at the success and learning opportunities of 2022, and lay out some goals for 2023.
A smart home often starts by choosing a bulb, TV, or voice assistant, but before taking the plunge, it’s important to ask why and plan ahead.
Last May we downsized from a detached, single-family home to a smaller apartment. While there are benefits, this poses new challenges as well.
2022 was my first year using any hydroponic system. Some plants failed, while others experienced an incredible victory. Here’s what I learned.
My outdoor garden for 2022 failed completely and universally. With only a small handful of tomatoes & strawberries, I examine what happened.
The convention was last weekend, so let’s look at how it went and take a solid review of the less fiction-focused panels.
This upcoming weekend is Solarise Con 2022 (register here). Described as "A day of global conversation on Solarpunk, a movement and a subgenre of speculative fiction in which humanity has addressed climate change." There are four panels, complete with Q&A...
Hydroponics My primary Thai Chillies bush is down to less than a dozen chillies, all of them unripened. At one point I had three or four dozen ready to go, so I decided to give them to other people to enjoy. I shared them with a handful of folk, and word spread....
The plants are growing up and out! With transplants, blossoms, harvests, and some bolting, the indoor gardening success continues.