Tag: greenhouse

Another swell use for those metal shipping containers—make ’em into urban greenhouses. TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

A one-room dwelling dubbed “the greenhouse” is all about minimal living close to nature. You can see why. Not recommended for people who tend to fall out of bed. [via: slowrobot] TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Last September we visited our friend Pat Wilborn at his aquaponics farming project outside of Port Washington, WI, and shot some video of his operation under construction. Pat is determined to discover whether growing vegetables in a 96-foot-long greenhouse using poop from yellow perch for fertilizer is economically feasible. As I’ve written elsewhere, Pat is […]

On January 26th, a Saturday, we went to the Port Washington Farmers Market to shoot some video. The winter market is held indoors until spring, at the First Congregational Church. It drew quite a crowd. Our friend Pat Wilborn created the event three years ago, along with his wife, Amy, and it’s now showing signs […]

Part 1 can be found here. I found the wire shelving for the indoor greenhouse as one of those remarkable coincidences that seem to not be coincidences at all. I was thinking about where I might find adjustable height shelving at a bargain to start seedlings for the garden. I had imagined what sort of […]