Lawns are a strange thing, are they not? They produce nothing of value, require lots of energy in the form of fertilization, watering and mowing, and yet literal millions of acres is devoted to it around the world, especially in North America and Europe. When you dig into the history of lawns, they really are […]
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A traditional composting bin setup can take up a lot of space, especially if you live in the city. But composting in a large bin is not the only way to turn your kitchen waste into nutrient-dense food for plants. In this post, we talk about the Japanese method of bokashi compost or fermenting your […]
I don’t know about you, but all through my teen and adult life I’ve felt like I am just chasing the next thing. In secondary school we needed good grades to get into the high school speciality of our choice, and if we didn’t do vocational high school/trade school, we’d need to chase grades again […]
In these uncertain times, it is easy to feel a sense of powerlessness and hopelessness. The world is changing in ways we can hardly predict. For our own health, it is important to take a step back from the doom and gloom of the news and focus on the things we can actually have an impact on.