Start A Petition

How To Make An Earth Sheltered Solar Greenhouse


Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, solar, Sustainabililty )

Julie
- 3069 days ago - gardengreenhouseinfo.com
The earth-sheltered solar greenhouse makes use of the two most natural and abundant resources this earth has: soil and sun.



   

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.

Comments

Mike S (86)
Wednesday January 19, 2011, 1:52 pm
Great article. Shared and noted. Thank you Julie.
 

Marti Williams (170)
Wednesday January 19, 2011, 2:55 pm
Thanks...
 

Carol H (229)
Wednesday January 19, 2011, 4:35 pm
thanks Julie, noted
 

Janice P (5)
Friday January 21, 2011, 1:14 pm
Great article.
 

. (0)
Friday January 21, 2011, 3:05 pm
Noted!
 

John Turner (35)
Friday January 21, 2011, 4:15 pm
I love it!
 

Julie P (154)
Friday January 21, 2011, 4:40 pm
Another really interesting gardening technique is winter sowing: Many hardy plants can be sown outside now. in mini-greenhouses made from recyclables, to get a head start on your summer garden: http://www.care2.com/news/member/504241980/2695270

Here's a list of plants which may be winter sown, which includes many North American native plants: http://faq.gardenweb.com/faq/lists/wtrsow/2002081525007281.html
 

Trish K (93)
Friday January 21, 2011, 5:42 pm
Very interesting. Something I would like to do. I like to keep my hands dirty.
 

Elaine B (21)
Friday January 21, 2011, 7:12 pm
Awesome!!! Thankyou SO MUCH for posting this! This is something EVERYONE should learn about. It may not be far away from now that this will be a necessity.
Thankyou!
 

Patricia N (9)
Friday January 21, 2011, 9:42 pm
Great article. Thanks for the posting.
 

Bon L (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 1:14 am
Thanks for the info.
 

. (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:22 am
very interesting! thanks
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:05 am
Ingenious, I just wish I was young enough to build one!!
 

M B (62)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 12:42 pm
interesting.
 

Alice B (241)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 1:05 pm
GREAT & practical! :) Wish I still owned my little one-story home - it was on a corner lot on a milk downhill slope - this would have been perfect. I hope others try this excellent plan!!
 

Kathlene Lentz (30)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 1:30 pm
Have bookmarked and will take a stab at building this when my arm heals.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:19 pm
Terrific idea. I hope a lot of C2 people put this thing into action. GREEN!!!!
 

Robert O (12)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 2:22 pm
Thanks Julie.
 

Liev Black (4)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 4:58 pm
I might just do this! Thank you so much!
 

gene p (0)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 6:59 pm
Thanks. Spring is around the corner.
 

William R (20)
Saturday January 22, 2011, 7:28 pm
Thanks good article.
 

KS Goh (0)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 1:22 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Mary D (12)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 4:55 am
I am going to show this to my husband. There isn't anything he can't do.
 

Kath P (9)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 6:47 am
The only hill I have in my backyard doesn't get enough sunlight to make doing this work but it does look like a spectacular idea. I asked my husband to build me a cold frame as a Christmas gift...it's big enough to hold all of my starter plants.
 

Theresa C (1)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 7:56 am
Thank you!
 

Sylvia Walker (18)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 8:06 am
noted makes me thinking ....
 

. (0)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 8:11 am
Noted, thanks!
 

Susan B (3)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 2:35 pm
TY.
 

(0)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 3:28 pm
I would be concerned that the deer would stand on it and fall through in our area.
 

wendy w (47)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 3:41 pm
noted thanx.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 4:46 pm
I've read about this design before...STILL haven't tried it, but a good reminder.
 

Jenni Lawton (6)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 8:16 pm
Interesting - makes a lot of sense ...
 

Mark H (44)
Sunday January 23, 2011, 11:28 pm
Good idea! Thank you.
 

Henri P. (0)
Monday January 24, 2011, 4:25 am
Awsome idea!Very suitable in cold climate too!I wonder would be possible the make "artificial" slope from the big pile of snow....
 

Bon L (0)
Monday January 24, 2011, 4:38 am
Thanks for the info.
 

Ann Breeden (65)
Tuesday January 25, 2011, 2:28 pm
Thank you for the article. I've bookmarked it so my husband can see it.
 

Quanta Kiran (67)
Wednesday January 26, 2011, 9:51 am
interesting.
 
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)


Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story


Loading Noted By...Please Wait

 


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Green Lifestyle





 
Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of Care2.com or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.