Living sustainably

How to create a frog friendly garden

How to create a frog friendly garden

I am so excited to be welcoming frogs back into my frog friendly garden! During the last lot of rain I heard the calls of three different stripey marsh frogs around my garden!I also heard the deep calls of a green tree frog! This is so exciting because it has been a...

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Are Blueberry’s Easy to Grow?

Are Blueberry’s Easy to Grow?

Blueberry Hill? I am thinking of renaming my place Blueberry Hill after the number of blueberry bushes that I now have producing fruit! The only problem being that I am at the bottom of the hill, not up the top? How it started? It all started with one little blueberry...

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COMPOSTING

COMPOSTING

Talking about composting on BayFM This week I have been asked if I could talk a bit about composting on my BayFM radio program. We have mentioned compost a few times. However, it seems its one of those things that people are a bit hesitant about. I can understand this...

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Good Bugs in your garden #1

Good Bugs in your garden #1

Following on from my interview at BayFM, I wanted to write a few posts on Good Bugs. So what do I mean by Good Bugs? Good bugs are those insects that prey upon bad bugs in your garden. Bad bugs include caterpillars, scale, aphids and mealybugs. There are plenty of...

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Single Use Plastics Recycling

Single Use Plastics Recycling

Single Use Plastics Many single use plastics come into our homes in disguise! Did you know that chip packets, lolly packets and even food sachets are actually made of plastic? In fact, single use plastic is used all across the food industry to get food products to us...

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If living without plastic was easy, we’d all do it!

If living without plastic was easy, we’d all do it!

Living a Low Plastic Life If living without plastic was easy, we'd all be doing it!  Most of us are aware at a rational level that plastic has significant negative impacts on the environment. But plastic is so widespread in our lives today it seems impossible to...

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