Welcome to the Earth Day Blog Carnival! This post is part of the 2012 Earth Day Blog Carnival hosted by Child of the Nature Isle and Monkey Butt Junction. Each participant has shared their practices and insights of earth friendly, environmentally conscious, eco-living. This carnival is our way to share positive information and inspiration that [...]
In this post we’ll share some of the steps we’ve taken to protect what’s growing in our garden from the bugs and animals that want our food as much as we do, as well as our methods for eliminating and preventing weeds.
Gophers and Moles
A mole wiped out our potatoes last year. A few [...]
What’s blossoming in our garden these days…
Just the other day at Walgreens, I saw the sign up on the marquee: four 8-pack rolls of Charmin for only $3.99 each. Now, we no longer use toilet paper, but dang, what a bargain! Or is it? Just how much does that add up to be in a year’s time? Let’s see…before kids, an [...]
After trying Rockin’ Green laundry detergent and enjoying the scents, but hating the price we decided to have a go at making our own powdered detergent. We referenced the recipe over at SouleMama for this. It works great and smells awesome. The first batch we made was Lavender scented. The latest batch is a Citrus-Lavender [...]