You are here: Home Gardening Straw Bale Greenhouses Straw Bale Greenhouses by Keiren February 7, 2016, 5:47 am 2 Comments Biointensive Passive Solar Straw Bale Greenhouse A winter greenhouse also used as a summer harvest dehydrator. Via ourhandmadelife.com. Greenhouse under construction in Michigan. Via ourhandmadelife.com. The north and west straw bale walls are encased in cob (clay, sand, straw, bamboo) then coated with a sea salt whey sealer and finally goat milk paint. The south wall is covered in polycarbonate honeycomb panels that open. Vua ourhandmadelife.com. Getting a coat of adobe. Via ourhandmadelife.com. Straw Bale Greenhouses Around The World Small scale straw bale greenhouse ready for some windows and plaster. Via hackhew.com Strawbale Greenhouse, 10′ x 14′. Just the bales – no adobe. Prince Edward Island, Canada. Raised beds help support the beams that hold up the clear plastic roofing. The straw bale sides of the greenhouse are removable. The owners let the greenhouse breath in the summer and use the straw to grow potatoes. Cost of plastic roofing: $300. Obviously this greenhouse’s walls will not last long if exposed to rain. But, with new bales each spring, your seedlings would be protected. simplifyandsave.weebly.com Straw Bale Greenhouse. Via naturallivingschool.com Straw Bale Greenhouse. Via naturallivingschool.com Straw Bale Greenhouse. With step by step images and instruction: www.appropedia.org Strawbale greenhouse at “The Farm,” an intentional community founded in 1971 in Summertown, Tennessee. Via: permacultured.us A traditional Wisconsin barn (corn crib/granary) turned straw bale greenhouse. More images below. Via innserendipity.com A retrofit of an existing agricultural outbuilding turned energy-efficient, sustainably-designed greenhouse. Browntown, Wisconsin. innserendipity.com Fact sheet: innserendipity.com/strawbalefact More images: deathbike.net Large straw bale greenhouse in Colorado at the Round Mountain Institute. North wall is straw bale with an R value of 54. Side walls are SIPS. Via roundmountain.org Large Straw Bale Greenhouse Plan. Via pffarm.wordpress.com How To Build A Straw Bale Greenhouse The Journey of Constructing a Straw Bale Greenhouse, MENews Six main steps in building a straw bale greenhouse Cycle Farms – Straw Bale Greenhouse See more Previous article Shed of the Year Next article Can Construction Written by Keiren Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building. One Comment Leave a Reply I am really interested in these alternative forms of house construction in particular with straw and mud Reply One Ping Pingback:Greenhouse Plans • Nifty Homestead Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.