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Natural Building Materials

Natural Building Materials

Pip Issue 6 is all about home, and this sneak peek at our article on natural building materials by Adam Hickman couldn’t be more appropriate! Strawbale? Hempcrete? Light Earth? Rammed Earth? Here’s Adam’s top pick of natural building materials and a little run down on each – (to read the full article, including in depth… 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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