Areas With Few or No Codes: East Tennessee

Message from a reader: “Just wanted to add my experience as an example if it helps someone (not selling anything). I bought 75 acres in Blaine, Tennessee (20 minutes east of Knoxville) back in 2014 for $146K. Rural, forest and … Continue reading →

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Homemade Potting Soil

This blog post describes two types of homemade potting mix that I’m currently experimenting with. The first mix is for growing potted plants such as herbs, vegetables and flowers. A second mix for growing trays of microgreens is described lower … Continue reading →

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Earthbag studio home in Tiruvannamalai, India

“July 14th we started a Superadobe studio home as a part of shifting our space to our upcoming land. This is a 550 square feet studio home totally dedicated to a 13 year boy named Adhya Vriksha, who is trying … Continue reading →

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Jan 17, Rustic Painted Doors – make your door unique

Make a unique opening for your dwelling or shed; Rustic Painted Doors…

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Jan 15, Garage Sale Gleanings – treasures from yard sales

Treasures from yard sales – Garage Sale Gleanings…

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Minimalist Couple Living in a Tiny Camper Trailer That Cost Only $1,800

“Kathleen and Greg from Tiny House, Tiny Footprint decided to downsize their lives from a downtown apartment in Denver, Colorado to a 140 square foot camper trailer / mobile home. For the first year of their tiny house experiment, the … Continue reading →

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Jan 14, Hypertufa Chairs? How on earth…?

How on earth do you make Hypertufa Chairs?

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Jan 14, Finds From the Recycle Center – treasures in disguise

Treasures in disguise – Finds From the Recycle Center…

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