• Greywater and soaps

    Q. I would love to hear more about your discoveries as you use your greywater system. What soap/shampoo/laundry soap do you use to avoid salt buildup issues in your…


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  • Using buckets to collect greywater

    Q. I’d love to hear how you use the bucket in the shower … do you just catch the water, soap and all before it goes down the drain? A….


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  • THE HEAT (& HUMIDITY) IS ON

    Conscious cooking Hot & Muggy Whew, it feels as if we are living in a sauna. Temperatures and humidity levels are insane and there’s no relief in


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  • THE HEAT (& HUMIDITY) IS ON

    Conscious cooking Hot & Muggy Whew, it feels as if we are living in a sauna. Temperatures and humidity levels are insane and there’s no relief in


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  • CATCHING UP

    canning goodness & garden grown toppings Busy Wow, a whole week has passed already without any journal entries. However, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing going on! On the contrary,…


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  • ON THE HOMEFRONT

    Roll Out the Barrels? On the rain harvesting project word has it that we might finally be getting the space saving rain barrels from Australia by the Fall!…


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  • MUSINGS

    Both Sides Now When we have time we sneak a peek through the referral statistics from the PTF website and it’s great to see the many sites that link to…


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  • TIDBITS

    Summer Shower! Early Monday morning we were awaken by pitter patter on the roof. Could it be? Rain?   A little summer shower to break the heat and humidity was short…


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  • ONE STEP AT A TIME

    Before / After Greening the Urban Landscape When we moved into this house back in 1985 it was obvious the previous owners liked concrete. Concrete was everywhere since they…


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  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    – short and sweet. Because of all that’s going on these days (good & bad) we (I) just don’t have the time any more to write decent, in depth…


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