Thoreauvian simple living: unelectrified, timeless tiny home

“Seven years ago Diana and Michael Lorence moved to a 12-foot-square home without electricity in the coastal mountains of Northern California. They’re not back-to-the-land types- they’re not growing their own food, nor raising animals-, but, like Thoreau, they were looking … Continue reading →

3 Reasons to Build Your Own Attached Greenhouse

“Building your own greenhouse is a great idea if you are a gardener and want space to start seedlings, or grow plants that require a longer growing season than your climate can normally provide. But a standalone greenhouse is one … Continue reading →

Earthbag Greenhouses

Earthbags are ideal for building greenhouses due to their resistance to moisture damage. Most anyone can build with earthbags, which can cut construction costs. When filled with insulation such as perlite or scoria, earthbag walls and foundations enable you to … Continue reading →