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
One hope I have for 2019 is to continue to make changes and find ways to create less waste, make more products myself, learn new skills and make choices that are as sustainable as possible. This post includes my learning’s from January. You can utilise finished toilet rolls by filing them with dryer lint to make … More Sustainable Learnings