Beautiful blooms are usually gifted in bouquets or enjoyed in their splendor outdoors. However, most if not all ornamental flowers are unsafe for consumption -being easy on the eyes and not the stomach. But for the avid gardeners – or even those who enjoy the novelty – it’s equally easy to grow a variety of […]
The insect world is currently in decline, and it’s estimated that we’ve already lost around a quarter of all the insects throughout the globe thanks to climate change and pollution. Pollinators are vitally important for the life cycle of thousands of different plant species, many of which would extinct within a generation without access to […]
The journey to zero-waste living takes time and commitment. It’s best to start with a few changes, stick with them until they are habits and then move on to making more changes. Once you break the cycle on a few elements in your life, you’ll find it much easier to keep making progress.
There’s never been a more important time to start saving money. With the heavy costs of producing much of what we find on the shelves at our local shops, fresh, potable water is being depleted at an astounding rate. Hundreds of millions of litres of fresh water are used in the animal agriculture industry every […]
Simply put, an ecobrick is a plastic bottle (soda, milk, anything really) stuffed full of non-recyclable, non-biodegradable rubbish. These bricks are then used to build walls for homes and pretty much any kind of property. They make excellent insulating walls that are as sturdy as any regular brick but are also good for the environment.
We live in an age where more and more we need to start looking after t he planet that we live on, and for many, that involves choosing a healthier way of eating. Cutting back on the amount of meat consumed, focusing on whole foods, and avoiding as much sugar as possible are all brilliant […]
Let’s face it, finding easy new vegetarian recipes can be a challenge. But, thankfully, there are many great new recipes that can be prepared in just minutes.
Lentils and the legumes known in India as dal are popular replacements for meat. They are inexpensive, versatile, easy to cook, and they can go a long way if you have a few mouths to feed.
We all talk about going green, but how many of us realise that there are some minor changes that we can make in our day to day living that will give us head start? Going green can be easy if you introduce little changes one day a time. Before you know it, you’ll be making […]
Your house is feeling a little drab, so you’ve decided to spruce it up with a few new indoor plants. Great idea, and certainly an excellent way to make your home more welcoming. But don’t be too hasty. Selecting an indoor plant isn’t as easy as choosing the one that looks the prettiest.