How To Build an Earth Sheltered Greenhouse - Natural Health I had a dream once. - I am standing in a vast green summer field looking down into the earth. The ground is a large glass roof in the shape of a cross. I can see tropical plants and seedlings flourish in the warm, light flooded space beneath. ABOUT Hi there and thanks for visiting my blog! My name is Bea Johnson. Since embarking on the Zero Waste lifestyle, my life and that of my family has completely changed... for the better. We not only feel happier, we lead more meaningful lives, based on experiences instead of stuff, and action instead of inaction. Utne Want to gain a fresh perspective? Read stories that matter? Feel optimistic about the future? It's all here! Utne Reader offers provocative writing from diverse perspectives, insightful analysis of art and media, down-to-earth news and in-depth coverage of eye-opening issues that affect your life.
Saving Seeds Eat local and save money through the art of seed saving. By Andy Tomolonis Courtesy Stock.XCHNG ArchiWorkshop Unveils Gorgeous 'Glamping' Tents Shaped Like Doughnuts Some people like to rough it in the great outdoors, but for those looking for a more glamorous approach to camping there's always the option of "glamping." South Korean studio ArchiWorkshop recently jumped on this trend with the launch of two high-tech "Glamping for Glampers" tents. The low-impact designs offer eco-luxe accommodations for those who prefer to experience the outdoors in comfort and style. Designed for a remote campsite in Yang-Pyeong, ArchiWorkshop‘s “Glamping for Glampers” tents come in two distinctive shapes. One is a long, curving form that easily adapts to rough terrain.
Christopher & Merete's Truly Tiny Home on the Range House Tour Name: Christopher Smith & Merete Mueller Location: Hartsel, Colorado Size: 127 square feet Years lived in: 3 months; Own Christopher and Merete own a tiny house on some of the most beautiful land in Colorado. One hundred miles southwest of Denver, fifteen minutes down a gravel road just outside Hartsel, sits a 127 square foot home. Permaculture design From WikiEducator Permaculture Design will run at Otago Polytechnic,Dunedin,NZ from July - November 2013.Everyone is welcome to follow along online as we publish recordings and study materials to this web pageHortykim would like to thank and acknowledge the resources and information provided by the Permaculture design short course learning facilitators in 2008-thank you Peta Hudson and Jason Ross!I would also like to thank all the real life and "virtual" participants who helped create the permaculture garden at L block,Otago Polytechnic,Dunedin N.Z.Please call Hortykim on 021 735 498 to arrange a visit to this fantastic learning resource.This course provides an introduction to permaculture design principles and methods which when applied will lead you down the path to sustainable systems for your home or working environment. Introduction to permaculture ethics & principles Session 1 and 2
8 Items in your kitchen that will make you a better gardener 8 Items in your kitchen that will make you a better gardener Did you know that you can use orange peels to kill ants? Or how about Epsom salt to grow healthier tomatoes? You are sitting on a gold mine of resources in your kitchen that can be re-purposed or recycled to benefit your garden.