I have wanted to upgrade the chicken coop for a while now so took some time researching a number of different plans, sizes and shapes and narrowed it down to what specifications I wanted within the coop. Below is the coop that I built about two years ago from a range of leftover wood laying … More Upgrading the Chicken Coop – Part 1
We have been collecting old used forklift chains (from Clint’s day job) for some time now given we were sure we would find something to make them into. After getting quite a collection together, I decided I wanted to make a fire pit. At first, I had to learn how to tack weld so Clint … More Building a fire pit
I recall saying to Clint about two months ago after we finished building the first garden bed cover that I wanted to fast forward to when they are all completed – I guess I was just wishing! Well here we are and over the past couple of months we have constructed 7 garden bed covers. … More All the garden beds covers are complete!
As you know I have been growing a lot of our own food in garden beds at home. I have 5 large and 2 small raised garden beds on rotation which all had nets covering them. Unfortunately I have these little guys to the right visit me most nights while we are sleeping who think … More Protecting my produce with raised garden bed covers
After a near on 40 degree celsius day yesterday, it was so nice to wake up to a cool morning. We felt like we had a new lease on life, renewed energy and a skip in our step. The birds all around us were out in force, fluttering around and as happy as we were … More Birds enjoying the cool change
Sorry for those that received this post a week before it was meant to go out but here it is completed! With February now behind us, I have continued to track my learnings from this month as I head towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Not just in the hope that those that will read this … More Sustainable learnings from February
As the end of summer nears, the garden is producing a lot of vegetables and herbs for us to enjoy each night. I often head down to the garden in the evening after work to give it a water and harvest what we need for dinner and lunches. This wire basket is the perfect size … More Growth in the garden