The price of things seems to be higher these days, particularly at the supermarket, and an at least weekly journey for most families. But what if I told you that you could skip those checkout lines entirely or at least reduce your bill by growing your own food? Don’t have the time, the space, the


I have been building Conservatories for over 25 years I often hear (right after how do I heat it?) is how do I keep a glass room cool in the summer ? Fear not, working with myself and my team we don’t just build your structure and leave, we work with you during every step tackling

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The natural resources of the world, though abundant, are being threatened by climate change and global warming. As a result, people are becoming more aware of their carbon footprint; how much energy we consume, which environmental factors their food is grown in, and how to incorporate it all into our everyday life. A conservatory or

Greenhouse Technology

Friday, 29 May 2015 by

There is no better way to extend your living space by adding a greenhouse or conservatory to your home. While at the same price point as any other home addition, the value of having such an unusually beautiful, functional room makes the return on investment a no-brainer. But the financial benefits are the least of

My Conservatory Soil Mix

Monday, 11 May 2015 by

There are times when my family thinks I am entirely nuts and they just go off to do their own thing until I am done. This is one of those times. A conservatory in the spring can be an intense place to start your garden for the year. I have about 45 flats of flowers


Gardening is good for the mind and the heart. It is a very therapeutic activity, and those with a conservatory or greenhouse are fortunate enough to be able to do it year round. Nothing adds more color and texture to your surroundings than plants and flowers, and in those cold, dreary months it almost feels

Outdoor Living without Insects

Friday, 17 April 2015 by

Retractable Screens to the Rescue

Motorized power screens offer sun and shade protection at your fingertips. Our screens are unique in the industry, made in the USA, and offer a perfect solution for garage, patio and oversize doors and entryways.

Geothermal heating/cooling is one of the best ways to effectively cool or heat any given space because it uses the natural temperature variances of the earth to change the temperature in a certain area. While you may know that geothermal heating/cooling is beneficial, not everyone understands exactly why it is such an excellent technique.


Winter weather brings some big challenges with it when it comes to keeping a conservatory-style roof in good condition. Winter ice and snow that builds up on roof windows or skylights can cause moisture damage to the wood parts of conservatories and rooftops. The weight of the snow and ice on the roof of a

Growing Winter Crops

Friday, 21 November 2014 by
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These days people are more conscious than ever about what they’re eating. More and more people are opting to produce their own sources of fresh food that they can feed their families. Growing winter crops is a great option for people all around the country. Whether you live in Minnesota and you want to make


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