How To Make a Rain Barrel The Easy Way


Here’s a great video on how to build a rain barrel for rainwater collecting. Since Colorado has recently made it legal to collect rainwater I thought it would be a good idea to post this quick and easy rain barrel for your home. This How To Make a Rain Barrel video was created by Texas […]

Colorado Legalizes Rainwater Collecting & Rain Barrels


We’ve all seen states crack down on people collecting rainwater, which really makes no sense to people who support conservation. Well, apparently Colorado has changed their minds and made it legal to collect rainwater now. This is great news considering the grief that has plagued residents before when it was illegal to collect rainwater. Yes, that’s […]

Ultimate Underground Greenhouse Built From Converted Pool


Everyone knows the best way to grow food year round is in a greenhouse. But there are many types of greenhouses, some designs are better at letting more light in and others are better at  insulating the greenhouse from the cold. Some are better designed to stand up to strong winds or heavy snow loads. […]

Solar Powered Vertical Garden: A Stackable & Portable Greenhouse Aquaponics Garden


This solar powered vertical garden is an Off Grid World original design developed from a need to grow food in a small space using high-yield-high-density aquaponics growing techniques. The system is originally based off of a shipping container’s ability to stack vertically, as well as provide a portable and shippable solution for easily transporting and setting […]

World’s Largest Indoor Farm Produces 10,000 Heads of Lettuce Per Day

indoor lettuce farm

10,000 head of lettuce produced each day! That’s a lot of salad. Farming is changing, evolving and growing at exponential rates. We’re figuring out how to grow more food in less space while using less resources than ever before. Saving money and increasing total crop yield per square foot of growing space. This method of farming […]

Portable Solar Powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Can Grow Food Year Round


Solar Powered Aquaponics Greenhouse Makes Year Round Growing Possible – Here’s another Off Grid World original design concept.  It’s a modular aquaponics greenhouse made from converted recycled shipping containers. Each of the shipping containers are converted into mini-greenhouses which also makes the whole thing portable.  A large pond (fish tank) is constructed in the ground, […]

Grow 600 Plants in 36sqft Hydroponic Vertical Garden System


Here’s how to grow 600 plants in a 36 square foot area. This is a vertical garden which employs a high density grow system which maximizes the use of space. Taking a 36 square foot ground area and growing vertically accomplishes two major things. It stacks grow space row by row over 6 feet high, […]

Backyard Aquaponics: DIY System to Farm Fish & Veggies

backyard aquaponics system

Aquaponics is the growing of veggies and fish in a closed loop system and is perhaps one of the more efficient farming methods for growing your own food. It’s also scalable and can produce large amounts of food 10-20 times traditional row cropping when combined with vertical high density gardening. The waste from the fish […]

Awesome 750sqft Solar Powered Floating Greenhouse is Pure Genius

Jellyfish Barge Greenhouse

How about a solar powered floating greenhouse? Want one? I do. Dubbed the Jellyfish Barge. It’s a 750sqft octagonal shaped barge which floats atop recycled plastic barrels. Capable of supporting and providing up to two families with healthy organic food. “… Jellyfish Barge is a floating agricultural greenhouse, able to purify salt, brackish or polluted water using […]

DIY Rain Gutter Aquaponic System


  For an extremely efficient and inexpensive gardening idea, check out this awesome DIY system from Morningstar Fishermen that combines aquaponic gardening with vertical gardening, using a few readily-available materials.  This simple setup makes a great DIY project that just about anyone can tackle on any budget.  It can be placed against the side of […]