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Today I needed to harvest some of our unruly Lemongrass (one of the many Cymbopogonspecies). We had enough to process, so I thought I’d share it with you in a short post. Leaf showing the two main parts. Lemongrass has long leaves that are… Continue Reading “Lemongrass harvest”
We’ve got water use, catchment and distribution in the garden under control, now it’s time to learn about recycling our greywater from the house. To that end, I’ve disconnected the drain from the sink and run it into buckets. A couple of days of… Continue Reading “…and the kitchen sink!”
I use a lot of zip ties (or cable ties) around the house and garden. They are a quick and easy way to secure a lot of things temporarily or permanently. Often, I’ve wondered about reusing them to save money and the amount of… Continue Reading “Less waste by reusing zip ties”
Over the last week, interrupted by periods of bad health, and with Marlon’s erstwhile assistance, I’ve put up a shadehouse that covers most of the northern end of the house. This is the end that usually gets blasted all day by the summer sun,… Continue Reading “Shadehouse complete”