The True Cost of Living

The True Cost of Living

By, Kyle Dubee & Jes Carey   Everyday usable building materials are thrown away as waste- filling our landfills and polluting our planet.   Most construction practices have little concern for the future and waste is actually factored into the bottom line. If...
Incorporate a Rain Garden Into Your Landscape

Incorporate a Rain Garden Into Your Landscape

Post Views191By, Kyle Dubee There are many ways to increase the health of your ecosystem and add enchanting features to your living landscape.  Adding a low maintenance rain garden conserves water, provides habitat, and beauty. Water, one of our most precious and...
Cold Frames – Growing in all Seasons

Cold Frames – Growing in all Seasons

Post Views203By, Kyle Dubee & Jes Carey   How do I keep a garden for all seasons? Gardening is self discovery.  Being good at gardening means knowing yourself and what you are willing to commit to. These small raised cold frames above, allow for gardening all...
Earthbag Construction

Earthbag Construction

Post Views235By, Ben Williamson Earthbag construction is a natural building technique that uses local materials to build low cost structures. Using materials available usually from earthworks near, or on, the building site, this style of construction lends itself to...
Connecting to Your Story

Connecting to Your Story

Post Views189By, Kyle Dubee   For me, one of the most magical things to see is the striking orange of a Chicken of the Woods mushroom against its wooded back drop.  Few things stand out like this mushroom and inspire me to look deeper into the ecology that...