Comfrey is a invaluable plant to grow in your garden (or harvest from someone who considers it a weed). It has many uses, but one of the simplest is to use it as a mulch. A comfrey mulch will help to conserve water (i.e. you don’t have to water your garden as often) and provide […]
Soap Nuts are one of the cheapest natural laundry detergent alternatives. They are a great alternative for anyone with sensitive skin or for anyone who prefers to use chemical-free products. This easy DIY Liquid Detergent can be used for all types of laundry and can even be used as a multipurpose soap.
Many of us struggle to remove those noxious invasive weeds that threaten to take over, and many people resort to spraying pesticides to keep them in check. But there is an alternative: eat them. Garlic Mustard is a particularly noxious weed in many places. However, it is also edible. Try foraging for it in the […]
Try this recipe for homemade detoxifying deodorant that is cheap to make, gentle on your skin, and doesn’t contain all the nasty chemicals found in conventional deodorants. It also contains bentonite clay to give your body’s natural detoxifying system an extra boost!
Stinging nettles are one of the earliest plants to emerge in spring. While most of us are familiar with them for the nasty stinging sensation you feel if you touch their leaves, they are actually also incredibly nutritious and tasty. With a little care you can turn this pesky plant into a tasty dish such […]
How do you pick which crops to grow in your garden? Learn how to pick by considering what you actually eat, the best crops to grow in a small (or large) space, which crops to grow in cold climate, which crops to grow in the shade, and more! These tips will be especially useful for […]