We have a big yard and quite a few trees to prune. So that means we usually have more wood than we can fit into our garden waste bin. That got me thinking about how we can use the wood and since we are gardening on a budget, it isn't practical to buy loads of … Continue reading Free Mulch!
I just read with interest about Earth Overshoot Day. What's that you wonder? Shooting star going off-course? It's a date that marks when humanity exhausted nature's budget for the year. And if you read the article, this date is earlier each year. Australia looks like it's still doing well at the moment but looking at … Continue reading Earth Overshoot Day
Here's a very good reason to grow your own, save seeds and swap produce. Monsanto vs. Mother Earth petition I've just spent the weekend redoing one vegetable bed and have aching muscles all over but it's worth it. I can't wait to put the seeds from Diggers Club that my sister has shared with me. … Continue reading Monsanto vs Mother Earth
If you have lots of bubble wrap lying around perhaps due to doing a lot of online shopping, hence you get lots of parcel deliveries, you should consider using them for your windows. I read about it in one of Alan's newsletters and then did a web search to see how to apply it. It … Continue reading Bubble wrap double glazing