640-Square-Foot Solar-Powered Shipping Container House with Greenhouse for $25,000

February 13, 2020 at 2:15 pm




Man designs greenhouse home that could get you totally off grid for as little as $25,000

7 Reasons To Get a Christmas Cactus Instead Of — Or In Addition To — A Christmas Tree

November 18, 2019 at 5:22 pm




Christmas cacti can live in your house for over 100 years and be passed from generation to generation, blooming beautiful red flowers ever holiday season

 

Indian Architect Designs Algae Walls That Purify Polluted Water

October 19, 2019 at 11:36 pm




These algae-infused walls treat wastewater naturally and cheaply, removing heavy metals and other pollutants without harsh chemicals

Woman Knits Lace Fence For Her Garden With Giant Needles

July 25, 2019 at 9:53 pm




This Scottish woman loved Shetland lace so much, she knitted it into a fence for her garden

Bowl-Shaped Roofs Collect Rainwater and Cool House

June 22, 2019 at 3:34 pm




Architecture company develops a roof that collects rainwater and cools your house at the same time

A Single Dragonfly Can Eat Hundreds of Mosquitoes Per Day, Plant This to Attract Them to Your Yard

May 31, 2019 at 3:44 pm




Build a dragonfly pond with the following aquatic plants for all-natural pest control. Never worry about mosquitoes, termites, deerflies, blackflies, horseflies or midges again!

Former Boat Builder Sculpts Breathtaking Wooden Bathtubs

April 17, 2019 at 2:01 pm




These bathtub “sculptures” are practical works of art. They’re sustainable, non-toxic, better insulated, and built to last for life.

Swedish Couple Builds Greenhouse Around Home to Stay Warm and Grow Food All Year Long

March 4, 2019 at 2:26 am




Greenhouse keeps home in the 60’s, even when it’s freezing outside; allows family to grow Mediterranean fruit in Sweden

Study: We Ingest More Plastic From Our Clothing Than Seafood, Salt or Bottled Water

November 2, 2018 at 4:32 am




Study finds we ingest more than 100 plastic microfibers from our polyester clothing per meal

11 Reasons a Clover Lawn is Better than Grass Lawn

August 3, 2018 at 12:52 am




Time to give up and let the clover take over! Clover doesn’t need to be mowed, watered, weeded or fertilized, and it’s softer than grass.