Does your mailbox get so full of junk mail that it makes you crazy? Then this week’s post is for you! It’s all about adding to our sustainability index by getting rid of the extraneous paper that clutters our mailboxes! Save trees, oil and time with this step-by-step process
This week we’re examining plastic alternatives in all of the other areas of our lives. How to replace single-use plastic in the bathroom, closet, garden and around our pets. Links to ethical alternatives and how-to’s transform our homes into non-plastic, sustainable havens.
Broad spectrum selective herbicides can ruin your garden. It’s easy to think “oh, well… no problem! I never use herbicides!” I thought the very same thing until I learned how easily they can sneak into the garden through very commonly used garden helpers like manure and straw. Here’s what they are, what they do, and […]
It’s almost time for my baby chicks to arrive and the brooder is ready! When it comes to building a chick brooder, it’s easy to make a simple brooder. I truly intended to do just that. As the project progressed, I added more and more. The result was an epic, double-decker brooder that will keep […]
I believe in coexistence and the principle of live and let live. That extends to animals and even some insects! With roof rats, I’ve modified it to: “I live here and if YOU want to live, do it wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy over there! Here’s why roof rats freak me out and 4 sure signs you’ve got a problem. Roof […]
Chances are, if you have palm trees, citrus, a garden or chickens, vermin will come sniffing around. Our neighbor tented their house and the rats came over to our place. Then they stayed for the all-you-can-eat organic buffet, called my garden. I have learned more than I ever wanted to know about roof rats and I hope you will benefit from my experience. They are nasty little creatures and definitely not anything you want around your food. Here’s why they come, how to prevent them and some definite reasons to do so!
It’s clear that spring has sprung in San Diego and it’s time to get busy with projects on the homestead! Right this moment though, I’m sipping stevia sweetened, organic earl grey tea with just a splash of organic, raw, grass-fed milk out of my favorite mug (because it’s gigantic), sitting at my patio table watching […]
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