Benefits of a Wildlife friendly and pollinator garden…

I live in a new community development in the country side and unfortunately parts of the area surrounding me have been clear cut of many trees. While my particular plot was meadow and field, others were forested. Luckily portions of the land are protected wetlands and as such could not be touched. The areas that…

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Picture Postcards: Spring

Taking photos of my garden each year and later looking back on them shows me how far my once sandy ‘beach’ lot has transformed. This year I have been bitten by the gardening bug. I literally spent the entire month of May, 8+ hours a day, with no days off working in the garden. It’s…

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Add this to the list of things you cannot buy…

I’ve literally just heard the news that we are now facing a shortage of Paper Towels due to the pandemic. So you can add that to the growing list of things you never expected to not have access to. It’s right up there with Toilet paper, yeast, fitness equipment, soap, spaghetti sauce and more. Crazy…

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Autumn Vibes

Morning mist over the forest. There is something in the air these days (and no I’m not referring to Covid-19). The air is fresh. The sun is lower. The temperatures are dropping. The days are shorter. All signs that point to my favourite of all seasons….Autumn. The transition between the stifling heat of summer and…

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How the COVID-19 pandemic made me turn green

No worries, I don’t mean I literally turned green as in Kermit, but it made me consider further changes in how I use, clean and make better decisions regarding Zero waste product options. If you are new here, I have been writing and sharing my Slow living and Zero waste journey for a bit now…

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It ain’t easy being GREEN 🌱

In a follow up to my earlier blog post about my word of the year “Intention” this post discusses one of those very Intentions- my effort to be (more) Green. Eco-friendly, Environmentally friendly, Organic, Sustainable, Earth friendly, Eco-conscious…there are certainly no shortage of “marketable” terms out there for it. There really is no avoiding the…

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