Permaculture

An Introduction to Permaculture

Permaculture is a philosophy, but more than that, it is also a practical guide for life. It has given us a range of design principles by which we can arrange our lives.

Continue Reading
Save Money Going Green

Can You Save Money by Going Green?

If you are simply looking to make a few minor changes to your lifestyle, there are some basic steps you can take to go green.

Continue Reading
Celluose Insulation

Eco-Friendly Insulation Materials

Many of these green insulation materials are just as effective as conventional ones, and often have the added bonus of being made from recycled materials.

Continue Reading
Make Your Own Toothpaste

How To Make Your Own Toothpaste and Mouthwash

Toothpaste and mouthwash can get expensive, and some of them contain some unsavory ingredients. You can avoid those and make your own effective teeth-cleaning products at home.

Continue Reading
Plastic Bottle Greenhouse

How To Make a Greenhouse With Your Trash

The good news is that you do not have to spend a fortune to create a great covered growing area to give your plants and crops more protection.

Continue Reading
Save Energy by Planting a Tree

How To Cut Your Energy Bill By Planting Trees

Here is how trees can help your energy bills, and directions on how to do it.

Continue Reading
Organic Waste for Compost

How To Make a Food Scrap Smoothie

Here are directions for several types of food scrap smoothies you can make to fertilize your garden, indoor plants, lawn, etc.

Continue Reading
Community Garden

Greening Our Cities

Mass, mono-crop agriculture with its heavy reliance on chemical pesticides and herbicides and on polluting non-renewable fuel sources has had its day.

Continue Reading
Trash

Waste Not Want Not: Uses For Household Trash

The waste we generate is creating problems that are already having, and will continue to have, huge ramifications. Here are some ways to reuse the waste we create, without having to throw it away.

Continue Reading
Baking Soda and Vinegar

Cleaning Your House With Bicarbonate of Soda and Vinegar

Commercial manufacturers of household cleaning products would have us believe that we need a whole barrage of different unguents, cleaners, cleansers, scourers and bleaches to clean our homes, but nothing could be further from the truth.

Continue Reading