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How To Build an Earth Sheltered Greenhouse

How To Build an Earth Sheltered Greenhouse Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it’s cold frames, hoop houses or greenhouses.An earth-bermed greenhouse is best build into an already existing South facing hill with full sun exposure. This is a great …

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How to Build an Earth Oven For Next To Nothing

How to Build an Earth Oven For Next To Nothing Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at amazon to help support my site and explore our  PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. If you are looking for a small project to get your hands (and feet!) dirty testing out …

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How to Build an Earth bag Roundhouse

How to Build an Earth bag Roundhouse [important]Make sure you like living green and frugally on Facebook and follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we find a great tutorial[/important] There are many shapes of houses, roundhouses have always been one of my favourite. Like domes, they create maximum floor space with minimal wall material, but roundhouses are …

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The Earth Sheltered Dwelling

The Earth Sheltered Dwelling [important]Make sure you like living green and frugally on Facebook and follow us on Pinterest to be updated every time we find a great tutorial[/important] A shelter like this would great for your off grid living with a difference. This is a about as low-tech as it gets, this shelter/bunker is more about grunt and man …

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4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home

4 Ways To Use Diatomaceous Earth Around Your Home This naturally occurring, mildly abrasive sedimentary rock is made up of fossilized water plants. Its unique properties make it the perfect tool to hack some of the most common home problems. A non-toxic and fairly cheap staple for any savvy DIY-er, you don’t want to miss …

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How To Use The Earth For Passive Heating/Cooling Your house

How To Use The Earth For Passive Heating/Cooling Your house The earth sheltered house uses the ground as insulating blanket which effectively protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events. An earth sheltered home is energy-efficient, quiet, freeze-proof and low maintenance. Aesthetically an earth sheltered home blends in with the natural environment, leaving …

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