Daily Green Wrap-Up 9.June, 2012

Rather recently I traveled to Mount Whitney, located in Inyo National Forest, CA, with the intention of summiting before peak season. When I traveled to the visitor’s center to pick up my overnight permit, I couldn’t help but express my curiosity when the ranger handed me a map, a pamphlet on bear canisters and two packages that appeared to contain trash bag-like contraptions labeled “Wag Bags”.
For all the inspiring quotes out there, people still have a problem taking to the streets without using wheels (not so surprising when those streets are often walker-unfriendly). This week in From The Vault, we take a brisk stroll through 6 walking-related posts from our archives, in the hope they make you leap our of your chair…
Today I learned that juicy, delicious, red tomatoes may have gained their striking color thanks to the devastating impact of a meteorite 60-70M years ago.
As if a vertical garden wasn’t sexy enough, take a look at the new modular vertical. I think we can all agree that this is the year horizontal greenery officially became passé.
Looking for a special way to remind pops that he’s tops on Father’s Day? We’ve got you covered. The great thing about Father’s Day gifts is that there isn’t much pressure — he’s pretty much guaranteed to like any token from his kids — giving you the freedom to be creative. From a home brew starter kit to a sustainable set of tools, over at Inhabitots we’ve come up with a list of our top six Father’s Day gifts for your old man.

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