Homesteading on Your Lot and Making Biodiesel

Both News Stations used same video:)

They have just the right amount of roof solar panels, so it only cost their family of  four, $12.00 a month for their electric supply from a wind farm. So in using the solar power in making their Biodesel, it only costs them $.70 a gallon.

Jason says some people over do it with solar panels, thinking more is better. Then all the power they sell to the Power Company ends up costing them more when they need it for their own use and buy it back!

Rodale News:

http://www.rodale.com/

http://www.organicgardening.com/

off the grid using wind and solar power and a battery storage system.
Here is a video from YouTube about a couple in
Ontario, Canada who live completely off the grid using wind
and solar power and a battery storage system.
They also recycle their water supply and drive a car that gets
70 miles to the gallon.  A great piece and worth a watch! They only need money for taxes and Insurance. So he works at home using his computer.


Cleaning waste water using plants, snails etc.

How to Grow Your Own Fresh Air for Your Home with plants

greenspaces_three_plants

http://buffalohair-jage.com/WP-LRD/?p=6906

Choose the plants that have the highest ratings for formaldehyde removal.

Live green, get your water from the air

I was following up on the companies and found some neat stuff I thought you might like:….. From family:)

http://www.aquabarrel.com/product_dewpointe_water_generator.php

One thought on “Homesteading on Your Lot and Making Biodiesel

  1. 1. Areca Palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)

    * Works well in the day time
    * Great for living areas
    * One needs about 4 shoulder high plants/person
    * Needs to be put outdoors once every 3-4 months
    * The leaves of the plant need to be wiped everyday in Delhi and perhaps once a month in a cleaner city
    * The soil used should be of vermi manure or use hydroponics

    2. Mother-in-law’s Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)

    * Converts CO2 into O2 at night
    * One requires about 6-8 such waist high plants per person in the bedroom
    * Leaves need to be wiped in the same way as the Areca Palm
    * The soil used should be of vermi manure or use hydroponics

    3. Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum)

    * Excellent for removing Formaldehyde and other VOC’s
    * Best grown using hydroponics

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