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The Organic Garden Project - Update

We’re by the end of May, and it’s definitely time for a garden update! It’s about six weeks ago since my daughter and I built the garden beds, and planted our seeds. 680 more words

Maria Jansson Photography

Sustainable living

So we are coming to the end of the LiveLagom project and it is just the beginning of a new way of living for me and the kids. 521 more words

Sustainable Living

In The Gardens...

This year I’ve made a real attempt to reduce the number of vegetables we grow. Why? We have always grown enough vegetables not only for ourselves, which includes winter storage, but plenty extra to pass along to non-gardeners. 407 more words

Life At Fernwood

Fill 'er up

Good news, friends: we have found a zero waste way to buy beer and wine in Melbourne.

Both beer and wine come in glass bottles, so they aren’t the worst waste offenders in the world, but I had still been on the lookout for ways to avoid single use bottles that then need to be sent off for recycling (bearing in mind that recycling is plan b, or c, not plan a) – and even glass beer bottles come in plastic packs of six. 320 more words

Making Change

Week 7: I See Fruit! [Video]

The veggies are doing great! At the start of this week, I found 5 baby tomatoes, with ore flowers blooming and on the way. One growing pepper and a couple baby peppers and flowers, blooming zucchini flowers and budding squash. 539 more words

Vegetable Garden

News from Shaun Chamberlin

Shaun has now officially started in his new position as Commissioning Editor for the UK/Europe for Chelsea Green Publishing.

His role is identifying authors and book projects in line with CG’s mission: to reverse the destruction of the natural world by challenging the beliefs and practices that are enabling this destruction, and by providing inspirational and practical alternatives that promote sustainable living. 198 more words

Chelsea Green