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building with recycled shipping pallets
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Building with recycled shipping pallets

...landscape design and build firm that endeavours to create elegant and modern landscapes with a focus on sustainability and longevity for their work. “Plug and P...

Edible Perennials
Landscaping

A guide to growing edible perennials.

...landscape design and forest gardening, taking in the general concepts of Permaculture can help tremendously. An edible forest can feature a number of natural ...

The Archipod
Tiny house

Have a backyard home office delivered by truck

...garden pod. Aiming to create a garden office building that was efficient, ergonomic, unusual, while complimenting a garden landscape, it's safe to say that th...

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...gardens for more details. 5.) The edible landscape, forest gardens and permascaping The art of edible permascaping involves planting...

“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?

...and fill out pathways without needing to resort to nasty herbicides. The climate you live in and the layout of your landscape will ultimately determine which ...

Patio stones with very low greenhouse gas emissions
Concrete and masonry

Reducing emissions with CO² cured-concrete

...and absorbs less water than normal concrete Stronger and more abrasive resistant than standard concrete Improved durability: more resistant to cracking due ...

Flooded streets impervious surfaces - Calgary Alberta
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Rainwater management and water-permeable surfaces

...and landscapes that are designed to manage precipitation onsite help relieve the burden put on stormwater systems and act to reduce the erosion of streams and r...

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...and between 12 and 18 inches for patios and driveways. Creating a base for laying stones: There are different ways to do this, and each landscaper will have...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...and recycled materials, have no energy bills, use no fossil fuels, are passively heated and cooled and occupants live in harmony and balance with the earths nat...

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