These are all the posts in the “green” category.
You might find a pretty much brand new collapsible garden bin. That’s what I found on my walk with Lily-dog today. When I first saw it a little way up the hill from the path, I thought it was one of ours but when I got closer, I saw it was bigger and frankly better [...]
A few weeks ago, I was sent a couple of gardening books by Timber Press to review here and on Recycle This. This is the first one – Garden Eco-Chic by Matthew Levesque. I’ve reviewed it in full on Recycle This but in brief/tl;dr – The book does look nice: it includes lots of great [...]
This question has been buzzing around in my head for a few weeks but a comment on someone else’s blog has driven it to the surface: are you still as frugal and green while you’re out & about or on holiday as you are at home? A few miscellaneous ideas that created the initial buzz: [...]
Last week, I saw this post over at Not Dabbling In Normal as part of Real Clean month over there – Xan had listed every cleaning product she’d used before 7am – noting any packaging involved and the presence of synthetic chemicals where applicable. She does a lot of cleaning before 7am! I thought it [...]
Colette from the Permaculture Cottage blog mentioned yesterday that she returned from a visit to see her mum with jam jars, newspaper and “other bits and bobs for recycling”. We collect “rubbish” from friends and family too – we brought back a box full of trash from visiting my mum & dad in Southport in [...]
We’ve had our first snow of the winter today – quite heavy flurries but not sustained. There are few snowy patches around the garden but the sun, which is shining brightly in between the showers, is quickly turning the snow to transparent ice or melting it all together. Or at least that looks like what’s [...]