Do you live in a cold, snowy, and arid climate? Do you struggle to keep your plants alive? Would you like to have your own permaculture-based indoor oasis for you and your plants that is warm everyday? It might seem like a fantasy, but this is a scene you can create with a tropical permaculture greenhouse of your very own.
Permaculture gardeners embrace Mother Nature’s systems and attempt to replicate her genius and efficiency in their designs, and there are a number of permaculture practices on display throughout forest gardening--maximizing edges, capturing and harvesting energy (see our article on Photovoltaics), and producing no waste.
Minimizing the miles your food travels, eating fresh produce and spending time around green living things doesn’t have to stop with the end of summer. A greenhouse is not only a microcosm of plant life but also a testing ground for permaculture principles and your imagination.
In a permaculture greenhouse, the ethics of caring for the Earth, caring for the people and sharing of the surplus overlap and support each other in every design element.
You can kick back and relax while enjoying the fact that your self-indulgence is a self-sustaining ecosystem. Besides, who doesn’t like the taste of homegrown foods that you can watch grow?
- Larry Gilland, LGA Studios
by Heather Sellers November 12, 2019 1 min read
by Heather Sellers October 29, 2019 1 min read
by Heather Sellers October 22, 2019 2 min read
A common uniting factor of the New England Colonial home is a prominently featured front door, often accentuated in some way with a decorative crown—or pediment—supported by pilasters. This statement-making front entry may also be projected forward to create an entry porch supported by slender columns. Typically, the entrance is positioned at the center of the home, with a symmetrical facade extending to either side.
Often found along Main Street in many small American towns, Colonial homes evoke a sense of Americana like apple pie and hot dogs on the Fourth of July.
Sign up for our newsletter to learn about releases, exclusive deals and more!
Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more …
Sign up for our newsletter to learn about new releases, exclusive deals and more!