Make an Outdoor Pendant Luminary

Make an Outdoor Pendant Luminary

After experimenting with pond algae as an alternative heating fuel, I experimented further and made this outdoor pendant lamp using chicken wire and algae. It’s a very inexpensive and easy way to make a lighted garden sculpture. The chicken wire allows you you...
Homemade Alternative Energy from Pond Algae?

Homemade Alternative Energy from Pond Algae?

This year I’ve had the biggest battle ever with pond scum. Thanks to a willow tree growing on the banks of the irrigation pond, the algae have an abundance of food from the decomposing leaves, and they are multiplying ferociously. Whatever their nutrient or...