Tag: ligaya

Lemongrass harvest

  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”

…and the kitchen sink!

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!”

Less waste by reusing zip ties

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”

Gardening for Ligaya: Part 4

In a developed ecosystem, even the predators are providers and energy is not lost, just converted. In this picture, the caterpillar eating our pear tree is providing nutrients for a sunflower. My needs are only secondary and the fact that I would prefer to… Continue Reading “Gardening for Ligaya: Part 4”

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