Mt Best - Australia   

  Solar House Tour
   Energy efficiency
   Power station
   Solar heating
   Floor insulation
   Solar hot water
   Worm farm
   Chest fridge
   Bubble glazing
   3phase pumping
   Vegie Garden
   80% efficient stove
   Tips for your home

  Fern tree gullies
  Grow rainforest?
    Our rainforest
    Extending forest
    Tree nursery
    Direct seeding
    Planting on slopes
    Bristol 25 tractor
  Guitar concerts

  Best guitar tuning

  Guitar optimization

  Guitar music

House in a forest
  Night Life
  Ocean views
  Sunrise & sunset
    Wild koalas
    Redback spiders



Our organic vegetable garden is small and highly experimental at present, but from time to time produces some impressive crops.

This zuchini from a garden bed located at the edge of a native bushland is large, but very tasty. It is sweet, like a watermelon and can be eaten raw.


One of the key features of our garden is the dome greenhouse, with temperature control and automatic ventilation (see the photo below).

The greenhouse is double-glazed and because of its aerodynamic shape it stays calm even during strong winds above 100 km/h that are quite frequent here.

When we learn enough about gardening, the greenhouse will enable us to grow food crops all year round, even in frosty winter months.

Using the greenhouse we plan to achieve 80% self-sufficiency in food supply.