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Eco-living and values for the family!

Being eco-aware and Earth friendly as a family can be quite difficult. Obviously, two almost-two year old boys don't grasp the idea of "Darling, please turn the tap off, we can't waste water." Or "Please turn the light off, electricity is expensive." But we are working on that. What we can do as parents, though, is… Continue reading Eco-living and values for the family!

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A plastic-free life…

Is it possible? It's something that I would love to achieve. Last week I realised how much our recycling had gone down. We recently started getting raw milk which is delivered in a 10L bucket that gets sent back to the farm every week. And we keep our milk in big glass 2.2L jugs in… Continue reading A plastic-free life…

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*aquaponics

Has anyone else tried these out?? J and I were watching Costa's Garden last night,and were completely amazed by these.Aquaponics is based on productive systems as they are found in nature. It can be loosely described as the combination of aquaculture and hydroponics and this is where the name aqua-ponics originates.Hydroponic systems rely heavily on… Continue reading *aquaponics