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 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”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Hair Care (Part 2)

Month 5 – May It’s Hair Care – Part 2 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 happenContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Hair Care (Part 2)”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Cleaning Products

Month 4 – April It’s Cleaning Products 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 Cleaning Products”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Toothpaste

Month 3 – March It’s Toothpaste 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 Toothpaste”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Hair Care (Part 1)

Month 2 – February It’s Hair Care – Part 1 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 happenContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Hair Care (Part 1)”

-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Deodorant

Month 1- January It’s Deodorant 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 husband PeterContinue reading “-12 Months- 12 Eco Changes- Making An Eco Swap Of Deodorant”

-No Waste Wednesday- How We Made Easy Toilet Bombs Using 3 Ingredients

What Did We Do? First we start by finding the ingredients we needed, we already had a large range of essential oils to use, bicarbonate of soda we use for cooking so we jut needed to source some citric acid granules which was easier than expected as it is widely sold and pretty cheap. AsContinue reading “-No Waste Wednesday- How We Made Easy Toilet Bombs Using 3 Ingredients”

-No Waste Wednesday-What To Do With All The Little Bits Of Cardboard

What Do We Do? There are so many bits of cardboard and paper that comes through the post nowadays, there’s a bigger box with brown paper packing inside, then a smaller box with the product in. Trays of tins come on brown cardboard, extra strips of packing in furniture boxes, amazon envelopes, the list goesContinue reading “-No Waste Wednesday-What To Do With All The Little Bits Of Cardboard”

-No Waste Wednesday-How We Grow Food in a Vertical Garden Using Milk Cartons On A Fence

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 “-No Waste Wednesday-How We Grow Food in a Vertical Garden Using Milk Cartons On A Fence”