Healthy beds / Guides

Laneway house by Lanefab Design/Build
Interior design and furnishing

Interior furnishings & decor

...healthy bed but don't want to give up the softness of a polyurethane pillow top, be prepared to spend some money. But your garden variety futon can actually be among the most affordable beds (somewhere between $200 and $500 depending on size), and a very healthy alternative. One of the downsides to a futon is that it...

All About Hemp Wood Flooring, How it's Made, Where to Buy?
Flooring and stairs

Natural non-toxic hemp flooring by HempWood & Tennessee Wood Flooring

Natural building products such as hemp flooring are gaining in popularity for those who want healthy homes with sustainable eco-friendly building materials. Hemp is a very sustainable crop given the quick growing time and the amount of carbon sequestered in hemp building products. A hemp crop goes from seed to ready-t...

Keyhole Garden
Landscaping

The Keyhole Garden: An Introduction

...healthy, rich soil that delivers maximum nutrients to your plants. The efficiency of the keyhole garden is also supported by their natural resistance to drought, as moisture is delivered alongside nutrients as the organic matter layered into the bed breaks down. All of this also amounts to less time being needed to m...

7 Principles of a super abundant, solar, year round greenhouse
Greenhouses and Sunrooms / Solariums

7 key principles for an abundant greenhouse

...healthy soil in your greenhouse, whether growing in the ground or in raised beds. More to come on soil tips. Recent Projects: © Ceres Greenhouse Solutions Thanks again to Lindsey and Ceres for this most informative post. Intrigued and want to learn more? Be sure to check out their blog. Ha...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...healthy indoor air quality . Passive Solar Homes: leading by design The spectacular picture window in this model range of high-performance prefab homes is just over 36 feet long , and optimized for passive solar gain . This results in significant energy savings for this model of home over winter. At the same time, ...

Non-toxic building materials can improve home air quality
Healthy indoor air quality

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...healthy indoor air quality, learn more about sustainable construction for healthy and durable homes in the Ecohome Building Guide pages Find more pages about sustainable and resilient green building techniques here : How to service HRV & ERV units at home for optimum efficiency Where to buy and choose saf...

“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?

...beds as a lawn alternative Ok, so lawns are bad, what can we do instead? A native perennial bed is a perfect eco-friendly grass lawn alternative. Native plants have evolved with your local ecosystem for optimal survival. They provide food and habitat for local birds, butterflies and bees, ensuring the diversity...