Realizing you can make your own dog poop bags

As we anticipated the arrival of our newest family member, our puppy, Chica, I felt confident and competent that we had covered all of her essential needs and adapted our living habits to accommodate a little furry companion with boundless waking energy and pin-sharp teeth. We had designed and built wooden movable barricades in doorways […]

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Rant on the harm that capitalism does us all

It appalls me that we are all exposed to harmful pesticides and other chemicals on a daily basis, via food we buy in our supermarkets, and that it’s all absolutely legal and regulated. You might think that our government exists in order to protect us consumers from this kind of thing, but in reality the […]

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Seed Bombs

Seed bombing inspires those looking for a passive means of repopulating plants with a easy solution, or those who dabble in occasional Guerilla gardening. In truth, for true Guerilla gardeners, ensuring that a plant grows to maturity against the challenges that face a young seed such as drought, rot, predators, mould, and competition from other […]

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Critter control – without harmful sprays

Nobody wants toxic sprays on their food – it’s one of the main reasons one should avoid the supermarket. Likewise nobody likes to see their plants covered with bugs though – so what to do? Check your plants as often as you can and investigate if any seem to be in worse condition than the […]

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Latte, coco, oatmeal daydream

I spend a lot of time day-dreaming about projects I want to do, when I should probably just be doing them. That’s not to say that day-dreaming is bad, because without it I would never have come up with this  idea of a way to get your morning caffeine fix, and line your tummy with […]

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Single-Use Plastic Sculptures

The war on single use plastics in North America has become even more contentious since China refused to accept exported waste from other countries last year (2018). While banning straws and shopping bags has been popularized through grassroots campaigns, the majority of my household plastic waste comes from neither of these sources. Rather, it is […]

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