Treat colds and coughs at home with homemade Elderberry Syrup!
Being the quasi-pseudo-farmer that I like to pretend I am, I’ve been busy the past few weeks pulling diseased plants, planting garlic cloves, raking leaves to use as mulch, sowing cover crops such as hairy vetch and fall rye, fermenting tomato seeds and gathering seed heads to fill my windowsill with little plates of dried … Continue reading Build a Bed for Fall: Layers of Gardening
Something about garbage and how much I produce gets to me. I mean, how families become Zero Waste I really want to know. I used to think that we were doing our part with one bag of garbage every week, composting a majority (which, as per a typical family, would account for over 50%, according … Continue reading Getting to (NOT QUITE) Zero Waste
When Lisa asked if I wanted to contribute a monthly `Green Living for Busy Families` article, my first reaction was oh no, no, not me. I'm a fraud. An imperfect greeny, only slightly green, and I quote: I am sure there are many more parents out there who ride their bikes to work every day (even to Whistler, not … Continue reading Brand New Column: Imperfect Green Living for Busy Families