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2018 Intentions

I had great aspirations for 2017 of how productive I would be. The reality was that 2017 hit me for six. I kicked off the year with a 2 month old, 5 year old & 7 year old. 750 more words

Health Coaching

Where have all the worms gone?

I’m not going to lie, yesterday was a rough day and I’m feeling like a complete failure when it comes to this whole gardening thing. 574 more words



Our neighbors to the south are currently in possession of 22 hens and one slightly overwhelmed rooster. Suffice it to say they have an abundance of eggs, which they generously share. 404 more words


Why I don't like Biodegradable / Compostable Plastics

In recent months there’s been a lot of talk about plastic waste in Ireland. I’m hoping that this is a sign of things to come and that we’ll soon be waving bye, bye to unnecessary, excessive use of plastic. 1,537 more words


Help for small gardeners

I take my composting seriously (sad but true).  So I decided to buy myself a pre-Christmas present in December and was excited when the box arrived a few days later. 281 more words


A jar of Comfrey tea

A little while ago, I posted a Low Technology DIY showing how to make a Comfrey Compost Tea Maker.

This black, odourless liquid is the result of a week of that gadget working. 66 more words


Hot work

Knowing we had a day of well over 40° coming Lea and I started work in the garden soon after 7 AM.  She weeded the silver beet while I turned my very hot compost. 15 more words