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Prince Charles' Welsh Home | House & Garden

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In his foreword to House & Garden's 2008 Green by Design supplement, Prince Charles wrote: 'Why, I must ask, does being "green" mean building with glass and steel and concrete then adding wind turbines, solar panels and water-heaters, sedum roofs, glass atria - the paraphernalia of the new "green building industry" - to offset buildings that are inefficient in the first place?Craig Hamilton has rigorously implemented the Prince of Wales's philosophy of building sustainably: materials have been reused, other materials have been sourced locally, and the craftsmen and builders working on the project are based locally.
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How to grow oyster mushrooms at home | Alys Fowler | Life and style

Fungi are the perfect solution for slightly damp, shady city gardens, or that spot under a tree where nothing grows.This is a dedicated form of gardening that needs to be studied; I suggest you start with Home-grown Mushrooms From Scratch: A Practical Guide To Growing Mushrooms Outside And Indoors, by Magdalena and Herbert Wurth, a comprehensive guide to everything from oyster mushrooms to medicinal reishi.
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Architects Chan and Eayrs home The Beldi styled by our editors

Every month House & Garden's decoration editors curate a fictional, shoppable home, using a painstakingly researched selection of beautiful objects old and new.For this iteration, our creative director Gabby Deeming and deputy decoration editor Ruth Sleightholme filled The Beldi, home of architects Chan and Eayrs, with rich, dark chinoiserie florals, and drifts of meadow-style flowers.