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Stars in Still Water

Horama’s Stars in Still Water from Design Mine We took the newest member of our photographic family on an outing to Horama’s gardens. Despite low light conditions, the Nikon D5100 performed well, especially with the 60mm Nikon Micro Nikkor lens. The light and compact DSLR Nikon D5100 and its 18-55mm kit lens will be the perfect companion on an action packed outing during a travelling adventure when its better for its big brother Nikon body to stay behind at the backpackers. We’re looking forward to taking our D5100 along on our South East Asia trip, and are sure to come home with lots of footage!

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Guerrilla Gardening

  Design Mine LOVES Guerrilla Gardening!   “Guerrilla¬†gardening is a term used to describe the unauthorized cultivation of plants or crops on vacant public or private land. For some practitioners, Guerrilla Gardening is a political statement about land rights or reform; for others, it is primarily an opportunity to beautify and improve neglected, barren or overgrown spaces. Guerrilla gardening can be conducted either via secretive night missions or openly in an attempt to engage others in the idea of community improvement; regardless of which approach one takes, there are some basic steps that are important to successfully raise plants under the demanding conditions experienced by these gardens.” – Wikihow   ABOVE: Home made Clay Seed Ball, Credit: Art, Science and Ants   ABOVE: Greenaid SeedBombs Vending Machine, Credit: Crisp Green   ABOVE: Bombs Away! Credit: Seedbom   ABOVE: VisuaLingual Seed Bomb Pouches, Credit: VisuaLingual   ABOVE: Sunflowers Add Cheer to […]

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