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From the Outside In: Conventional and Unconventional Ways to Reduce Energy Usage

From the Outside In: Conventional and Unconventional Ways to Reduce Energy Usage

Energy is a monthly expense every household has to account for month after month. It's not cheap, but without electricity life just wouldn't be normal. However, energy use comes at a cost that goes...

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DIY Greenhouses: Your own piece of heaven

DIY Greenhouses: Your own piece of heaven

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Tony Cho, a Miami-based real-estate entrepreneur had really made a difference in his community. He launched an international architectural competition for a greenhouse-inspired park. Out of over 200...

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Can I heat my "lean to" greenhouse through an open window in my cottage?

I live in a small 2-roomed cottage in the Sierra Foothills of Northern California at @ 2500 ft elevation. I heat my cottage with a woodstove that is much too large for such a small space. Every...

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Grow Lettuce All Year Long in a Greenhouse - Gothic Arch Greenhouses

Grow Lettuce All Year Long in a Greenhouse - Gothic Arch Greenhouses

Nutritious fresh lettuce can be grown in a greenhouse all year-round. Most lettuce varieties prefers cool weather and may develop spindly growth in conditions with a  higher temperature range...

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Growing Lettuce in Winter

Growing Lettuce in Winter

Starting lettuce in winter was successful for us. We transplanted it into a raised bed inside our unheated greenhouse. We covered the raised bed in a low tunnel as well, we then snaked a heating...

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Grow Your Herbs & Plants Indoors for the Winter

Grow Your Herbs & Plants Indoors for the Winter

I heat it with a grow light 75 watts and a regular Halogen light. Both from Home Depot which cost be around $20.00. It doesn't cost a fortune in electric either. Im in California where the weather is...

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Growing Herbs and Plants Indoors

Growing Herbs and Plants Indoors

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 Summer Projects- All made from recycle material. Greenhouse built on side of garage. Small but functional. I like gardening and the challenges, so decided to build a greenhouse. We used the...

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Video: Aquaponics

Video: Aquaponics

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Yes, you can grow vegetables in water. In aquaponics, the plants are fertilized by fish. Rob Torcellini's greenhouse, assembled from a kit, is home to fish and plants in an interconnected system cobbled together from pipes, pumps, and tanks. Take a video tour, and learn more about aquaponics.

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Video: November Square Foot Gardening Tips

Video: November Square Foot Gardening Tips

Mel Bartholemew and I discuss different ways to extend your gardening season.

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Portable greenhouse saved my veggies from critters and frost

Portable greenhouse saved my veggies from critters and frost

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I've had a heck of a time trying to grow vegetables in my Connecticut country home. Because I live in a wooded area, I don't get a lot of light and my lot stays cooler than if I had a wide open...

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Going For It!

Going For It!

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I don't want to eat. I don't want to take a bath. I don't want to go to town. I don't want to do anything but garden. Every time I'm out there, I get this hairbrained idea that this city lot can...

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