I built a composting keyhole garden out of reclaimed materials for my first attempt at vegetable gardening. It claims all the things I love – low maintenance, a closed system, and drought tolerant. The idea comes from Africa, where it is used to help boost families’ food access.
It started out as an experiment and has turned into an obsession. With 5 kids, the amount of water we consume for daily use is embarrassing. I decided to couple my distaste for wasting water and high water bills with my love of recycling/reuse. The results were shocking!
How to make reusable handkerchiefs from old boxers or T-shirts, with just some scissors and a used wet wipe container.
How many times do you use your rags before wash day? I’ve got a tip to save you money in water, soap & laundering fees.
We have a worn wooden ladder that has been in the family for a long time, probably older than both our ages combined. It might have ended up rotting at the dump if we couldn’t use it for something in our small space. But we were pleased to find a use for it. Here are […]
This post highlights the 3 Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle – what they are about, how to practice each one, and why they really matter in the first place! It’s a great info-packed piece for beginners to the sustainable living world, but also for those who have been involved and may need an extra push […]