Every time growing season comes around, my friends and I go crazy trying to track down and account for all of the pots and planters that we may need to start seeds and transplant older plants. We either end up buying too many or not having enough for what we need (and then we have …
Young bugs in the air
staring back at something strange
while I hang wet pants
Given short term political and economic and social changes, proponents of sustainable development often adjust by adopting a long term optimistic view of the development process. A quick paper recycling review reminds us of the many reasons to remain sustainable development optimistic. Whether considered from a government statistics point of view, industry statistics point of view, or individual …
Made your cup of coffee but left with a handful of coffee grounds? Don’t throw them away. In today’s spirit of recycling and waste-not-want-not, give them a new lease of life and put them to good and occasionally surprising use.
Rain hits a tin roof I’m tapping nails on the sill trying to join in
I was inside you then set free into the real badly made aside
Early Autumn rain
clear coats the swing in something
that repels children
This Perennial Spinach is a Winner The first time I saw NZ Spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides) was at the home of a local permaculturist, Keith (from the South East Suburbs Permaculture Group). There was a sunny spot at the back of the yard, and some unusual looking plant had almost covered over an entire garden bed. It didn’t have any snail …
Solar energy is a great source of renewable power and as the oil continues to run out it is becoming more essential that young minds are educated in green energy.