Patricia Watters is committed to energy conservation and wholesome lifestyles. Log homes and solar greenhouses are complimentary to her philosophy of life. Her objective in creating THE BIODOME GARDEN BOOK and WAIST-LEVEL GARDENING (also on Amazon), and passing on the information so that others can benefit from her research, is an effort to help others enjoy a healthful, environmentally-friendly way of life. Ms. Watters became involved in creating an effective passive solar greenhouse system in 1982 while pursuing an interest in growing vegetables year-around that would use a minimum of water. Subsequently, she developed her Biodome Garden, which includes a 900-gallon aquaculture system for heat absorption, radiation, and humidification. Ms. Watters lives with her husband in a hand-built log house in the woods of Oregon. Their only source of water is rain water, which is collected off the roof and flows into an 8000-gallon under-ground cistern. She invites you to visit her website at www.biodomegarden.com to learn more about the book, and to view full-color photographs of her Biodome garden.