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Couple Turns Skoolie, Short-Bus & Container Into Family Home…

Seven years ago, Jeremy and Mira Thompson quit their jobs and sold their suburban home to hit the road in a short-bus they’d converted into a mobile home. After a year on the road, they’d gone through their savings and were thinking about starting a family. Now living on family property in rural Washington they […]

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Off-Grid Tiny House Paradise With Geodesic Dome Greenhouse…

This is the ultimate tiny house off grid paradise. Situated on 380 acres of spectacular lake-front property with private hot-springs and abundant wildlife, the land will eventually be home to a fully functioning off-the-grid, solar powered community of tiny homes which will be placed amongst a network of geodesic dome greenhouses growing organic food. The […]

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Amazing DIY European Style Tiny House With Pizza Oven…

The Gypsy Mermaid is undoubtably one of the most creative and artistic tiny house builds that we have visited to date. There are features in this home that I didn’t believe to be possible in a tiny house such as a fully functional feature pizza oven right in the middle of the home which provides […]

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Designer Builds Efficient Off-Grid Passive House In Colorado…

Twenty years ago Andrew Michler bought a $60,000 solar shack in the Colorado mountains that “immediately fell apart” and inspired two decades of experiments in off-grid living. Today, he and his wife live in the reconfigured shack and he has turned a former shed on the property into an ultra low-consuming Passive House (Passivhaus). “Passive […]

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How To Make A Cold Frame To Extend Your Growing Season Step-by-Step…

Cold frames are fantastically versatile, helping the gardener to cheat the seasons and enjoy more harvests. With just a few inexpensive and reclaimed materials, a drill, some screws and a screwdriver, it’s straightforward to make your own cold frame to protect plants from the elements. In this short video we’ll show you how to make […]

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How To Make A Vertical Pallet Garden…

Here’s a great way to maximize your grow space. Perfect for those renting, with limited space, or just anyone who loves to re-purpose and DIY! Make sure you don’t use just any old pallet as they can be treated or contaminated with toxins that the pallet was being used to transport. Ideally you want to […]

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