Hosta 'Sun Power' H 24" Spread 48". High degree of sun tolerance. Full sun-Full shade - purchased at Vermont Flower Farm in Marshfiled, summer 2012

Hosta 'Sun Power' H Spread High degree of sun tolerance. Full sun-Full shade - purchased at Vermont Flower Farm in Marshfiled, summer 2012

Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven! Harnessing the power of the sun is cool and teaches us about caring for our environment and using renewable resources. Best of all, kids can make a snack they love, nachos, using the solar oven they made using this DIY.  The directions are remarkably easy and you might already own all of the materials needed. It's a wonderful summer activity to do with your own kids, or in a community or classroom setting.

How to Make a Solar Oven

Here is a great science craft to teach kids about alternative energy: a solar oven! Harnessing the power of the sun is cool and teaches us about caring for our environment and using renewable resources. Best of all, kids can make a snack they love, nachos

Building a sun-powered food dehydrator is a great alternative to an electric dehydrator. You can make your own delicious dried fruits, vegetables and herbs!  http://www.ehow.com/how_2310039_build-dehydrator.html?utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=freestyle&utm_campaign=fanpage

How to Build a Dehydrator

Build a sun-powered food dehydrator instead of using an electric dehydrator to save energy and money.

A Young Goat:  "You cannot 'Kid' around with the sun's powerful rays you know!  Eye protection is essential!  And I enjoy being: The Cool 'Kid' around here!"

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The sails on this yacht are actually solar cells! http://inhabitat.com/helios-concept-yacht-harvests-solar-power-to-explore-the-worlds-high-seas/

Helios concept yacht harvests solar power to explore the world’s high seas

Italian designers Marco Ferrari and Alberto Franchi developed Helios, a solar-powered sailing yacht concept design for the Young Designer of the Year 2015 contest.

Essential Travel Gear for Family Vacations | SeCur Sun Power Bank 6000 is a solar-powered solution for recharging when you're off the grid. | About.com Family Vacations

Essential Travel Gear for Family Vacations

Need to organize chores or instill better habits? There's an infographic for that.

10 Pinterest Charts Every Mom Needs to Save

Here Are the Best Ways to Teach Kids About Finance Teaching children about is a very important part of parenting. Here are some great lessons to teach them and tools to use.

'Sun Power’ hosta with Japanese blood grass (Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’) at Hayefield.com

'Sun Power’ hosta with Japanese blood grass (Imperata cylindrica ‘Rubra’). Love the blood grass but worry the snails will get any hostas.

Are any of the following solar myths preventing you from leading a sun-powered, money-saving lifestyle?

For many people, solar is still new, and the facts are not clear. Here are eight things we hear about solar that just are not true, and the real solar truths you should know.

Sun powered yacht - the ideal way to spend your summer on the water. Where would you travel?

Planetsolar, Largest Solar-Powered Boat, to Complete Round-the-World Journey

Art Print of Sacred Geometry in bright orange solar plexus chakra yellow sun power

Art Print of Sacred Geometry in bright orange solar plexus chakra yellow sun power

So pretty! ~ Astilbe with Hosta ‘Sun Power’ garden / gardening inspiration ideas

Garden Path: Tips for keeping hosta predators at bay

Astilbe with Hosta ‘Sun Power’ garden / gardening inspiration ideas shade garden flowers plants shrubs purple

The Black Tree - a solar powered mobile phone charger, by Serbian designer Miloš Milivojevic for the Strawberry Energy company, which invented the first public solar charger for mobile phones.  This installation is just one way the city of Belgrade is trying to remind the public of ways we can tap into the sun's energy

Serbian Park Becomes Greener with Solar-Powered Charging Station

The Black Tree - a solar powered mobile phone charger, by Serbian designer Miloš Milivojevic for the Strawberry Energy company, which invented the first public solar charger for mobile phones. This installation is just one way the city of Belgrade is try

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