Lupin project – update

Nearly three weeks ago I posted some musings on my Lupin-project, where I try to spread Lupins of various wild harvested types – voluntarily – in certain managed patches and plots on the land here. We have been doing extensive landscaping the past 2 months (which will be the subject of other posts) and IContinue reading “Lupin project – update”

Island Lupins

Lupins are a PEI thing. Yes, in Europe they’re planted in gardens but here? Here they grow wild in ditches and create beautiful landscapes through late June and early July. Lupinus polyphyllus are considered an invasive species here (good, or bad, depends on the opinion-giver and substantiation) however, while Lupinus perrenis is native to NorthContinue reading “Island Lupins”

Exploring a world without meat.

On December 21st, the day me and Tom returned from our around the world trip we decided to adopt a vegetarian/vegan diet, or, rather in the time leading up to our return date we gradually grew more familiar with the idea and chose our return date to start as it would be convenient to doContinue reading “Exploring a world without meat.”

Yakezie Blog Swap #10 – The Best Go Green Method to Save Money by Shane from Beating Broke

The following is a guest post from Beating Broke, a frugaler at heart, as part of the Yakezie blog swap #10. This swaps’ topic du jour is “The Best Go Green Method to Save Money”. You can see my first-ever guest post as part of the blog swap over at Beating Broke today! If I’mContinue reading “Yakezie Blog Swap #10 – The Best Go Green Method to Save Money by Shane from Beating Broke”

Saving money and getting clean…

…..by making your own laundry detergent. I am becoming more and more aware of environmental issues, add that to my interest in personal finance and the result is home made laundry detergent. My primary motivation for wanting to make my own detergent was money, I knew that store bought detergent had a mark-up and figuredContinue reading “Saving money and getting clean…”

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