Since winter seems to be nearing its end here in St. Louis – after what seemed to be a longer one than usual with lower lows and more snow than I can ever remember getting over here, it felt good to make it back over to Warren Street to check out the project site. A few weeks ago there was a team of people who hung up a bunch of decorative flags on strings. While I found out about the event too late to attend, it looks great!Read More
So you may have been wondering, what real scientific research has been going on with respect to electroculture… right? I had the same thoughts when I first set out on this journey, too. In today’s picture post, I’m going to share with you a couple pictures from a research article by Tsutomu Takamura.Read More
I was just digging around some old photos and I came across a couple of pics from my greenhouse last year… Check out the what’s possible with the energy from a single solar cell!Read More
September was a very exciting month for me as I was invited to give a presentation for the St. Louis innovation think-tank, Openly Disruptive. The meeting was on the topic of food & sustainability and I ended up speaking on 3 ideas where electro-horticulture would be of benefit to urban agriculture. It was a great event and I’ll share more about it once the video is posted online. The only thing that I would like to mention is that the speaker before me spoke a great deal about food forests and permaculture – which re-sparked some thoughts I had regarding how electricity could be used in those settings.Read More
Saturday, July 27th was a great day at the Sunflower+ Project StL site – not only for the great weather, but for the results that we were able to observe. The results were a bit unexpected, but as you will see below, a positive sign that electro-horticulture works in a field environment.