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A Cob House Built Inside A Geodesic Dome In The Arctic

12:19 pm PDT, July 31, 2019

Located on the island of Sandhornøya in Norway, Nature House is a 3-story cob house built within a glass geodesic dome. It is home to Ingrid and Benjamin Hjertefølger and their four children. Living in the Arctic Circle might sound less than appealing, but when you see the Hjertefølger’s incredible home, you might think otherwise.  […]

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Edible Schoolyard NYC Brings Gardens To Low-Income Schools

2:06 pm PDT, July 20, 2019

Imagine a school where inner-city kids spend part of their day in a garden learning to grow and cook organic foods. Sounds pretty amazing, right? Edible Schoolyard is an organization that makes that happen. In Brooklyn, they transformed this elementary school parking lot into a thriving half-acre organic farm. The students here grow, harvest, and […]

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This Tiny House Is Off Grid Perfection

12:55 pm PDT, July 3, 2019

When you think of downsizing and living off the grid, you might picture a cute tiny home with a couple of solar panels on the roof, a composting toilet, and a garden. But there are many more sustainable technologies available to those looking to get off the grid. This couple in Australia jumped right into […]

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4 Best Reasons To Grow a Living Roof! Beautiful, Beneficial, Efficient, Green Living Rooftops

11:01 am PDT, June 26, 2019

Planting a garden on your roof might sound strange, but rooftop vegetation can have a huge positive impact on the environment and on your bank account. A green roof, or living roof, is a roof that is covered in a layer of vegetation. Plants on a living roof can include sod, flowers, vegetables, succulents, or […]

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Upcycle Old Pallets to Make Beautiful Vertical Gardens

5:48 am PDT, May 14, 2019

Old wooden shipping pallets make gorgeous, rustic vertical gardens with room for plenty of plants in a small space. Even apartment dwellers with nothing more than a balcony can use this idea to grow edibles, beautiful annuals, or both.  Pallets need to be modified slightly before they can be used as planters, but they make […]

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