Lee Valley Tools
These versatile connectors let you link sections of commonly available PVC pipe to build a wide variety of low-cost utility structures. Suitable for use indoors or out, they are available in eight configurations and in three sizes to fit 1/2", 3/4" and 1" nominal PVC pipe. Made from high-grade PVC that is impact-, scratch- and UV-resistant, they secure to pipe with a snug friction fit, permitting disassembly for reuse or storage. (PVC cement may be used for permanent installation.) The open…
Car Radiator for Heating and Cooling a Greenhouse - Northern Homestead
Using a Car Radiator for Heating and Cooling a Greenhouse. This system works in a simple but profound way by using an old car radiator.
To Heat a Greenhouse, Add Some Chickens
At Vermont’s Green Mountain College, students designed and built a chicken coop that helps heat the college farm's greenhouse.
Learn How This Family Grows 6,000 Lbs Of Food on Just 1/10th Acre
Ever thought of growing your own food but didn’t think it was possible? It’s more that possible! It might even be the way of the future. If the Dervaes family can do it while living in Los Angeles, I think you can to. The Dervaes family live on 1/10th of an acre 15 minutes from downtown L.A.. In itself that's not strange. What’s crazy is that they manage to maintain a sustainable and independent urban farm. Complete with animals! In a year they produce around 4,300 pounds of veggies, 900…
The BioPod - Black Soldier Fly Larvae Harvester
This article will take you for an in depth look at the BioPod and talk more about the Black Soldier Fly - which I will call BS F for sh...
Commercial Aquaponic Greenhouse - Friendly Aquaponics
A family-sized aquaponic greenhouse will grow all the vegetables your large family can use, plus some to take to the farmer's market.
How to Build an Inexpensive Hoop-Style Greenhouse
How to build an inexpensive 12 by 32 foot hoop-style greenhouse made from pvc pipe for under $400
21+ Stunning DIY Greenhouses You Can Make
Having fresh fruits and veggies and being able to enjoy fresh flowers throughout the years makes for a healthier and happier life. However, in most of
How to Manage Plant Nutrients in Aquaponics
In this video, Dr. Nate Storey of Bright Agrotech introduces the basics of aquaponic plant nutrients. This is the first video in a series that will delve int...
How to hold in the heat in your Aquaponics Greenhouse
We show you how to keep the heat in your greenhouse during the cold winter. We discuss different ways we hold heat in our Aquaponics Greenhouse with IBC Tote...
6 Steps for Setting Up a Beehive
Bees are an important component of many ecosystems. Their role in the pollination of plants is essential for the propagation of many species, and in recent years concerns about declining bee populations have fuelled fears of a huge decrease in biodiversity and of blooming populations of pests that b
Historians In Awe Over Discovery At Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello Property
In 2017, archeologists made a discovery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello property in Charlottesville, Virginia while working on The Mountaintop Project in hopes