This beautiful small, inexpensive and modern home design is anything but what it seems. From a distance this curiously simple-looking green house almost disappears into the natural landscape and up close it looks like a broken old greenhouse with trees slowly pushing up through its remains.
Gardening in our communities has taken a huge upswing in the past few years. Sustainable gardens can be very beneficial to our local ecosystems by providing biodiversity & beautification while being able capture our planet’s natural energy and divert it back to the health of your garden without additional chemical inputs. These self-sustaining gardens can grow food for you to eat like fruits and vegetables as well as herbs and spices.
Malator Earth House in Druidston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, built in 1998 and designed by architects Future Systems for a former Member of Parliament. Winds flow right over her. The home is known locally as the Teletubby house. www.ala.uk.com
Deep space: John and Lisa Harris discovered an extensive underground garden at their Victorian home Dewstow House
Raised Gardens do not have to be difficult or expensive. --- "We salvaged these pallets from a local warehouse and cut them into thirds. 2 full pallets were used here. 4′x4′ posts screwed to the corners and voila, a beautifully gridded garden bed full of black gold, just waiting for planting. Grid was stapled old venetian blinds. It was inspired by the Square Foot Garden method."