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How to Improve Your Garden During Lockdown Without Spending a Cent!

We are now into our third week of lockdown and my plans to expand my backyard and improve my garden have hit a bit of a snag. My pea hay delivery guy has been prevented from delivering due to the current police roadblocks that prevent travel between rural areas in Western Australia.

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How to Compost Just About Anything, Fast!

Learning how to compost isn’t difficult at all, and I think it should be considered an essential life skill. Like tying your own shoes, or putting on a duvet cover. I adore compost because it is the very transformation of something worthless into something wonderful, which I find downright inspirational!

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Nan’s Lemon Cordial

“But when from a long distant past nothing subsists, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, still, alone, more fragile, but with more vitality, more unsubstantial, more persistent, more faithful, the smell and taste of things remain poised a long time, like souls, ready to remind us, waiting and hoping …

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Why Vegetable Gardening is WAY Better For You Than the Gym

I’m a healthy, but not a very sporty person. I don’t really get into team sports or events and I would rather do a beehive inspection naked than go to the football or cricket. The last time I worked out with a personal trainer, I suspected he was indulging some sick sadist fantasy and trying …

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Water Lily vs Lotus: What’s The Difference Between Them?

So much has been said about Water Lily and Lotus. But nevertheless, not a single page on the web gives a complete answer to the question of the difference between these plants. We have to collect the information bit by bit to determine all the aspects that distinguish them. I created this article to make …

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