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The planet is our home; we need to be more responsible. Here's what I do.

Monthly Archives: June, 2014

Public art: free thinking

Since I moved to The Netherlands there’s been a key event in the summer months in The Hague that gives me good reasons to go into town. It’s possible to … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 11 Comments

Last Minute Vegetables To Start For The Rest Of The Year

Originally posted on Bildungsbürgertum Organic Gardening Columbia, MO:
July There are still some great crops that can be planted that will keep your garden pumping out vegetables well into…

June 29, 2014 · 5 Comments

Terrific Tuesday Trials: ‘Bedazzle’

When I saw the theme of Preeti’s trial this week was ‘bedazzle’ I was a bit stumped. It’s really not about the bling here. But then I thought about it … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 22 Comments

Second hand Rose

Two years ago I decided to stop buying new clothes. It seems I have a purple tendency in all things including my wardrobe. The other day while visiting friends to … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · 20 Comments

When Trash Becomes Treasure: The Joy of Repurposing & Upcycling

Originally posted on Inspired Earth Connection:
Lately, I have been on a repurposing kick.  It’s an area of my green journey that I didn’t visit as much before.  Many things…

June 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

I am not a fan….

I am not a fan….. …. Of disrupted TV schedules …. Of macho posturing …. Of multicolored plastic flags that will pollute the planet …. Of random firework displays …. … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 21 Comments

Cuppa tea: Throw away or here to stay?

I get really frustrated by packaging. Especially when it’s frivolous. Take tea for example. Tea is an environmental contradiction. It can be zero waste. The leaves itself are organic matter. … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 12 Comments

Broad Bean Dreams: my masterchef!

When we started allotmenteering we really wanted to grow favourite vegetables. And this year we also wanted to be better at creating more ingredients for meals. The idea being that … Continue reading

June 27, 2014 · 26 Comments

I’m just a crazy ole Coot!

Near our house there’s a lake. It’s man made and squarish and fed by one of the many water ditches that connect all the water in Holland so it can … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 17 Comments

Garden Promise

Warning!!! If you’ve had enough of photos of weird green photos of plants and stuff. Look away now! Every now and again when you grow things you find there’s times … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 20 Comments

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