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Straw bales for exterior insulation?

Post in 'The Green Room' started by precaud, May 18, 2008.

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  1. myzamboni

    myzamboni Minister of Fire

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    Seems like you could put a succulent/cactus garden in the bern for aesthetics too. I'm glad the experiment is working.

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  2. precaud

    precaud Minister of Fire

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    Good suggestion. Given the poor quality of the berm soil (most of it came off the roof), cactus may be the only thing capable of growing there!
  3. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Just what NM needs. Another cactus. :lol:
  4. precaud

    precaud Minister of Fire

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    I hear cactus jelly is very popular out east. Maybe I'll start a cactus farm.
  5. BrotherBart

    BrotherBart Hearth.com LLC Mid-Atlantic Division Staff Member

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    Just as long as you don't send any Menudo. :shut:
  6. precaud

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    Wouldn't touch the stuff. What word does it remind you of? There's a reason for it's near-homophonic resemblance to it. :)
  7. myzamboni

    myzamboni Minister of Fire

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  8. precaud

    precaud Minister of Fire

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    As for me, as long as it's smothered in green chili, it could be just about anything underneath :)

    But we digress from the topic at hand. Has anyone here done a surface-insulated berm, or anything like it?
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