Walipini Underground (Pit) Greenhouse Construction
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Ways To Live Better - GF Radio (Fri, 20 May 2022)
Nicole sent me an article on 10 ways to a better life. Then we talked through the list for you. It's not rocket science, just simple steps to make life better for you and your family and friends. Big thanks to Nicole for putting this show together. 10 Ways To Improve  The School of... Read More The post Ways To Live Better - GF Radio appeared first on GardenFork - Eclectic DIY.
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Heating Your Glasshouse with Geo Solar
An enormous community glasshouse located in the cold mountains of Canada, British Columbia.
Its an amazing system where the summer heat is pumped and stored below ground and slow released over winter. It really works. Its very inexpensive to build too. If you live in a cold climate and plan to heat your house - you must watch this video.

Building your own greenhouse is something you can tackle and save a ton. 


We built this greenhouse about six years ago, and it still looks brand new and is as sturdy as ever.


We are happy to share our plans with you!


  • 3 - 2x4 @ 10 feet long - use on back wall
  • 5 - 2x4 @ 12 feet long - use on sides/ridgepole DO NOT CUT
  • 32 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long
  • 11 - 12 foot x 26" standard corrugated plastic greenhouse panels
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Ana White homemaker - Free step by step plans to build a barn style greenhouse!

Growing Spaces - Growing Dome ® greenhouse kits offer the ability to grow fresh, organic vegetables, herbs, fruits and flowers indoors year-round. We offer small greenhouses and large green houses ideal for home gardeners, schools, farms and communities.

treehugger - Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening

Knowledge - How To Build An Underground Greenhouse For Year-Round Gardening

Inspiration Green - different models of Pit Greenhouses

treehugger - Build a Geodesic Dome Solar Greenhouse to Grow Your Own Food

natural building blog - Wiki Natural Houses: free, open source, downloadable PDF and CAD files so everyone can build their own low cost home

Solaroof - is a growing community around the world that experiments with new ways of building, gardening and shaping our environment - around one central idea that offers a range of new possibilities.

  • to establish a global COOP enabling POD projects with a Crowd Funding movement for POD Fresh Food
  • building a Solar Greenhouse in the backyard
  • creating new Garden Home concepts
  • revolutionize Eco Village or urban Eco Habitat design

Revolutionary Gardens - Our aquaponic systems are completely off-grid, 100% organic, and entirely sustainable while using the latest in high-efficiency greenhouse technology. We, are building a fully off-grid, solar heated, thermal-bubble insulated greenhouse, to produce fresh, organic fruits, vegetables and fish all year round.

North Dakota State University - FREE downloadable building and facility plans. These plans were developed over many years by engineers at Land Grant Universities. They provide conceptual information that is excellent for planning purposes.

University of Tennessee - The University of Tennessee Extension maintains a collection of over 300 building and equipment plans, and all are now available in electronic format for download.

MWPS MidWest Plan Service - makes available a variety of educational materials related to agricultural and biological engineering, animal science, and farm business management. FREE Downloads in PDF

Urban Farm Units - is a farming experiment inside shipping containers. Organic fish, fruits and vegetables are produced in the street, avoiding unnecessary travels and providing meaning to food consumption in downtown cities. All prototypes are based on circular agriculture techniques.