Hempcrete: A Revolution In Healthy Building

Hempcrete: A Revolution In Healthy Building

Much is being made of hemp as a superfood, and its sibling, medicinal cannabis. But little is known about the health benefits of buildings constructed with hempcrete. Industrial hemp is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for a range of commercial purposes including paper, fabric, clothing, biodegradable plastics, paint, insulation, biofuel,… View more

What are Wicking Beds?

What are Wicking Beds?

Picture credit: http://www.thedesertecho.com Wicking beds. They seem to be the latest buzz in the gardening world. Great idea for conserving water in the summer months. Know what they are? I didn’t. Until very recently. Someone suggested we build our new garden beds as wicking beds, so I thought I had better find out what they were. You’ve… View more

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