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Learn How to Grow Mushrooms – All Thing You Need to Know

Mushrooms are among the most delicious foods and they are also very healthy! But have you ever thought about growing your own mushrooms, to make sure they are organic and free of pesticides? When it comes to growing your own food, the Internet is full of tips and tricks, and this also applies to mushroom growing at home. (more…)

How to Make a DIY Compost Sifter EASY!

This DIY project shows how to build a trommel (rotary screen) for sifting compost or shredded leaves. The purpose of sifting is to separate coarse unfinished compost materials from the finished product or to separate out trash and debris from other organic materials before use in the garden. If you love gardening and tend to generate a lot of compost material, (more…)

The Art of Espalier: Growing Fruit Trees in Small Spaces

Espaliers and cordons are not a well-kept secret in the world of landscaping. If you’re an amateur gardener you will find this technique of growing plants in a certain way more than creative. The technique involves using wire supports in order to help fruit trees or other plants expand in a particular manner that suits the design of your yard. Before begining you should know that this type of growing a plant will take time; because of the horizontal planning instead of the vertical one, the rythm is slower. (more…)

Mini Mandala Sea-Dragon Wooden Box

Mandalas have long been representative symbols used as both art forms and for meditative practice. From ancient practices in China and India, to contemporary artists fusing the modern with the past, a mandala painting can be an enlightening experience for both producers and viewers. (more…)

Japan’s Earthquake-Resistant Dome Houses Are Made of Styrofoam

When they hear the word “Styrofoam”, most people think about disposable food containers or packaging material, but for one Japanese modular home manufacturer, it is the building material of the future. Its increasingly popular Styrofoam dome houses are highly earthquake-resistant, super cheap and quick to build, and have very high thermal insulating properties. (more…)

Transformation of a normal Citroen Berlingo family car into a mini camper for two.

This man did a great job again and turned a normal Citroen Berlingo family car into a beautiful mini camper for two. It’s perfect for quick overnight stops between campsites and for wild camping. What do you think? (more…)

The perfect camping setup for the back of your truck!

One of the most useful designs I have seen. This design is made by Brian Daigneault from Huntington Beach, California. He said about this project: “This is a system I built for a customer with an older Ford F150 with a tall shell on the back. He was pleased with how it (more…)

Learn How This Family Grows 6,000 Lbs of Food On 1/10th Acre and Makes $20,000 A Year

Who would have thought you could find this self-sufficient beauty 15 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles? If you want to grow your own food and make sure that everything you put on the table is 100% healthy and free of any chemicals, take the example of this next L.A. based family.

I Had No Idea Shipping Containers Could Look So Good

I Had No Idea Shipping Containers Could Look So Good. This is a Modern Farmhouse. Designing unique and simple solutions to complex problems has always been one of Jon Meier’s strongest attributes. Like most engineers, the founder of Backcountry Containers has always enjoyed taking things apart and putting them back together. (more…)


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