The aroma of an unhealthy sourdough starter is enough to turn your stomach. I have to admit that there were moments when things didn’t look too good for our starter. With a bit of extra attention though we worked through it together. It’s not too late to turn things around if your starter isn’t behaving […]
Have you ever wondered how to make a sourdough starter? Meet Loulie, the sourdough starter. She’s been a member of our family for over four years now. Creating a sourdough starter was something I procrastinated about for months and I remember being nervous about the process. I’m so glad I decided to give it a […]
Be prepared to limit single use plastic for a whole month How are you feeling about your household plastic consumption? Does the amount of plastic moving through your life get you down? Plastic Free July has arrived and we’re urging you to join us as we make lifestyle changes that lead to reduced plastic use. […]
Most people have a list of improvements they’d like to make when moving into a new home. It was no different here and putting a Permaculture Concept Design into action 18 months ago has really brought things together.
Before you have a permaculture design done for your home, it is important to be familiar with the process used to develop the resulting design. Let’s have a look at the information used in a Permaculture Concept Design.
After reading my post on why plastic is a problem I’m sure you’re keen to reduce plastic waste. But does plastic waste have anything to do with permaculture?
The cooler mornings mean porridge in our house and that means Almond Milk is required. Luckily, making Almond Milk is quick and easy. Here is my super simple Almond Milk recipe.
Did you know that plastic makes up nearly 1/3 of the litter picked up during Clean Up Australia Day? It has infiltrated every corner of our lives. We all know it’s not ideal but what’s the problem with plastic waste? What’s the problem with plastic? Living in an area surrounded by bush, beach, and river […]
‘What is the difference between permaculture design and landscape design?’ is a common question when people are first developing an understanding of permaculture design. It’s a good question! Permaculture design goes deeper than landscape design. While both seek to create a functional and aesthetically pleasing environment, permaculture design thinks beyond the boundaries of your block. […]
Some days I am terrified for the future that awaits my children. The rampant consumerism that defines our current society leaves little hope that we can arrest and reverse the damage being done to our planet. The fear that my children will face food shortages and war is very real. Signs like collapsing fish stocks […]