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JAILmake's Reseeding Bricks Help Grow Living Buildings in London

Grassy facades on urban buildings are a great way to create a greener city. With this in mind London-based design studio JAIL-make has developed these 'Reseeding Bricks'.

How to Grow Micro Greens | The Merrythought

How to Grow Microgreens Plant these crisp and tasty little guys for your own home use. From The Merrythought.

ECO-TEC builds a latrine using PET plastic bottles in Kayunga District, Uganda

This is a very cool video of a communal building project - building a latrine out of bottle bricks in Kayunga District, Uganda

How to "Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms ! Follow this container recipe for continuous year round color !

"Sandwich" Bulbs for Six Weeks of Blooms

do in the fall plant layers of bulbs that will give you three bursts of color when spring arrives. Choose bulb varieties that flower a few weeks apart, such as crocus, tulips, and daffodils, which will bloom in rotation for up to six weeks.

Grow mustard as a cover crop and mulch.“The advantage of sowing mustard are that it disinfects and regenerates the soil, it stimulates the life of the soil and curbs nematodes

idagold mustard cover crop 2 Grow mustard as a cover crop and mulch.“The advantage of sowing mustard are that it disinfects and regenerates the soil, it stimulates the life of the soil and curbs nematodes, especially potato root eelworm.

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Architect Mitchell Joachim has conceptualized dwellings made of growing trees, shaping the form by using an ancient tree farming method called pleaching.a serious tree house condo world!

How to Make Adobe Bricks Thinking about this for my hobbit hole

How to Make Adobe Bricks, By: Isabel Vincke Starring: Jimmy the BrickMaker Tiraque, Bolivia, 2011

Houses made from recycled bottles. Bullet proof since the bottles are filled with sand.

Bullet-Proof Plastic Bottle Homes

This cocoon suspended from a tree in woodlands of Arcozelo, in northern Portugal, was part of Art Nature Fest which was held in March 2013. It is the work of Jaime Filipe, an inspiring land artist who has been creating beautiful natural art in Portugal for some seven years. More at www.naturalhomes.org

This cocoon suspended from a tree in woodlands of Arcozelo, in northern…

A Pointing Finger Bookmark ensures that you will pick up at the very word, nay the very letter, you left off. <3!

Now this I could use, because even when I bookmark my page, I end up re-reading the page because I can't find the spot I left off at! Pointing Finger Bookmarks J J J Nativ Nativ Nativ Rizer Creswell Creswell Creswell Creswell Creswell Creswell Bigelow

Bee-Friendly Furniture Grows Herbs for London’s National Theater Restaurant Ryan Frank National Theater London – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

Bee-Friendly Furniture Grows Herbs for London's National Theater Restaurant

Furniture designer Ryan Frank has created a series of sustainable timber furniture for the National Theater in London. The furniture flanks the outdoor area of theater’s sustainable restaurant, Terrace Bar & Food

Once the roots make their way across the water to the opposite bank, they take hold. Here, they continue to grow and strengthen, not only stabilizing the bridge platform, but also reinforcing the bank walls. The full cycle of bridge-growing may take ten to fifteen years to complete, necessitating the locals’ arboricultural knowledge to be passed on from older to younger generations, who will, perhaps, personally continue the former’s work.

On this episode of "How Earth Made Us", we see the amazing process of building a natural bridge in India.

Building Earthen Homes Basics.  Making Adobe Blocks

Building Earthen Homes Using the Original DIY Material - Green Homes

Building Earthen Homes Using the Original DIY Material Adobe, cob, compressed earth blocks and clay-straw building methods are labor-intensive but tremendously rewarding.

Pittosporum 'screenmaster' - To block out unsightly house next door. Fast growing, tough and grows nice and thick.

Pittosporum Tenuifolium ScreenMaster easily the best screening and hedging pittosporum available today it makes a great single plant as well. Screenmaster grows much faster, is bushier and sturdier than other.

Furniture made from shredded magazines by Jens Praet

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