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Natural Building Insulation Made of Grass - Eco-friendly, Green
Insulation and soundproofing

Non-toxic natural building insulation made of grass

...grass fibers, has many of the same properties as our other favorite natural insulation products, which we will discuss below. Gramitherm Natural Grass Insul...

“The perfect lawn” comes with a very heavy environmental cost!
Landscaping

Which are the best bee-friendly & Eco-friendly alternatives to grass lawns in backyards?

...grass Alternatives for grass - ground covers! Choosing an alternative to grass as a backyard play area for kids is not reserved for ‘hardcore environmenta...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

...grass-fed eggs and dairy Organic, humane and grass-fed eggs and dairy have a lower environmental impact than what comes out of large-scale production faciliti...

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...grass grow, but not much. So aside from the ecological impacts that come with an impermeable world, you may need rubber boots to barbeque your dinner on an othe...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...grass Chives Read more about urban farming , growing food in small spaces , hydroponic bottle gardens and all about sustainable ...

Lockeport Beach House
Real estate

Lockeport Beach House wins Canadian Green Building award

...grass and the tree-line separating the house from the shore. Skinned in semi-transparent black-stained eastern-white cedar, the house recedes against the forest...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...grass, twine and in many cases a combination of several materials. 3.) Construct: You can create your circle by staking the middle of the area and using a str...

Urban farming
Landscaping

Landscaping, outdooring & urban farming

...grass turf does not handle this climate well and consequently we end up using vast amounts of water to keep it looking healthy. If you do want to have a traditi...

Natural backyard swimming pool design (NSP)
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Natural ponds and natural swimming pools

...grass, planting flowers or pulling weeds. To receive a Free 30 page Construction Guide from one of the foremost experts in DIY Natural pool construction that ...

Eco-friendly & Healthy Flooring is best for Green Homes
Flooring and stairs

Eco-Friendly Flooring material options for Green-Homes

...grass that needs no pesticides or fertilizers. Bamboo plantations provide bird and insect habitat and have a turnaround time of 5 years from planting to harvest...

Greenhouse Construction for Cold Climates
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

How to build a greenhouse in a cold climate

...Grass Lawn that are Bee Friendly & Eco-Friendly see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides