-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Plastic Wrapping Paper

Month 12- December it’s Wrapping Paper Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen over night. My husbandContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Plastic Wrapping Paper”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Fast Fashion

Month 11- November it’s Fast Fashion Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen over night. My husbandContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Fast Fashion”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Plastic Bottles

Month 10- October it’s Plastic Bottles Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen over night. My husbandContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Plastic Bottles”

How We Grow Food in a Vertical Garden Using Milk Cartons On A Fence – 2022 UPDATE

What Did We Do? Not being happy with the amount of plastic that was going to landfill, we wanted to come up with a solution to help reduce that. When researching I came across plastic milk cartons being used on the window sills for herbs, just the bottoms used with drainage holes. I thought whyContinue reading “How We Grow Food in a Vertical Garden Using Milk Cartons On A Fence – 2022 UPDATE”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Usable Items For Your Garden

Month 9- September it’s Usable Items For Your Garden Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen overContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Usable Items For Your Garden”

The Beechgrove Garden 2022 Episode 23 – Katrina & Peter Gelderbloem

The Beechgrove Garden 2022 Episode 23 – Katrina & Peter Gelderbloem Katrina from Cambridgeshire, England & Peter from Cape Town, South Africa and their children are a Vegan living family of 5 living in East Ayrshire, Scotland. 3 children aged 12-15. Their eldest Clayton who is Autistic and Non verbal is Home Educated by KatrinaContinue reading “The Beechgrove Garden 2022 Episode 23 – Katrina & Peter Gelderbloem”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Soft Plastic Recycling

Month 7 – July it’s Soft Plastic Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen over night. MyContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Soft Plastic Recycling”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Kitchen Items

Month 6 – June it’s Kitchen Items Background….. As when I decided to go Vegan back in 2013, I started with the food, gradually as I did the next shop I swapped over the milk and butter and cheese, we obviously stopped eating or buying any meat but finding substitutes didn’t happen over night. MyContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Kitchen Items”

Building a Mini Food Forest in a Raised Bed

You don’t need a huge space to start growing food and you don’t need a large space to start a food forest. Just start where you are & with what you have to move forward. Using the Permaculture Design Principles you can maximise your space to get the most from it. The different layers ofContinue reading “Building a Mini Food Forest in a Raised Bed”

Sheet Mulching a Large Grass Lawn Area To Build A Food Forest

See Previous Posts Starting to Build a Food Forest, Where Did We Start? And Building a Food Forest in Scotland. Starting with the Tree Layer (Year 1) Where Did We Start From? This area had the 8 Fruit Trees & Cages planted across the back. The idea was to sheet mulch the whole area aroundContinue reading “Sheet Mulching a Large Grass Lawn Area To Build A Food Forest”