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Keeping chickens can enrich your garden & your life

Chickens are the core of our garden and beneficial in many ways. They provide us with fresh eggs, control insects and weeds, fertilize our gardens, eat food scraps, help us loosen and turnover soil, but most of all our chooks provide companionship and a place of worth to the kids and their families. 247 more words


More composting to turn food scraps into fertiliser

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The idea of giving raw vegetable scraps to worms which then “poo” out nutrient-rich fertiliser was so fascinating that gardening enthusiast Robin Rheaume, 51, decided to try it out last year. 2,646 more words

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An Introduction to Zero Waste Lifestyle

Sorry for the hiatus!

I have had a post in drafts for way too long but I just haven’t felt that it is ready yet. It will talk about using negative space in your home decorating. 1,835 more words

Sneak Peak at Spring

Today was a work day.  My cold is finally on its way out.  So I got geared up and went outside to clear a patch of wild blackberries that had taken over in between some of our terraced beds and a neighboring rhubarb and grape patch. 521 more words

DIY Vegetable Broth from Scraps

I’ve been insanely busy this week. Trying to finish novel copy edits (on a 460-typed page book, yipes) plus the accompanying illustrations, so in between spending most of the day on my butt, I spend my procrastination breaks in the kitchen. 802 more words


The Dirty Truth About a Compost Toilet

I never ever thought I would be supportive of using a composting toilet. Not that I have bias towards or against it…I just never thought of it. 1,327 more words