A passive solar greenhouse built from cob, light clay-straw and salvage materials. The existing backyard had several concrete pads for old sheds, so we cut them into squares and stacked them up for some thermal mass on the inside of the greenhouse, which are located to get direct sunlight only during the winter months. It also freed up the yard for garden space. The wood framing came from deconstructed sheds and decks on the property and we only needed to purchase a single piece of lumber…
How We Built Our Greenhouse — Under A Tin Roof™
Hello, friends! If you don't follow us on Instagram or Facebook, which you definitely should - that's where all of the day-to-day action happens! - then you might have missed that we've been building our brand new and beloved greenhouse for the past few months. It's my new favorite place, and I have
Posted some pics of the frame and outside last fall. Here's an update on my big-boy science project: http://lh4.ggpht.com/_XAqLuU8H28k/S9ZnKJXdh9I/AAAAAAAAAbE/L9Sjm7z-334/ghouse%20east.jpg The floor has a bubble/foil thermal barrier topped with foambaord and a drainage system. Over which I laid gravel, sand, and radiant heat tubing: http://lh3.ggpht.com/_XAqLuU8H28k/S9ZnNd3vBQI/AAAAAAAAAbI/BeK-F0ACcf8/ghouse%20heat.jpg It runs through an insulated heatsink under the floor…
How to Heat a Greenhouse During the Winter With Water | Hunker
You can heat your greenhouse at night without using electricity. Lining one wall with blackened, water-filled jugs or barrels will keep your greenhouse nice and cozy during those long, cold winter nights. During the day, the water in the blackened jugs or barrels will absorb heat from the sun and trap it inside.
Greenhouse Description - Midwest Permaculture
Permaculture Greenhouse A Friend of ours has been working on this greenhouse design for several years. We wanted to share it with others visiting our website. What do you think? Is this a 'Permaculture' greenhouse? We are saddened to hear that Chris Marron has passed away in May 2016. His dau