Category Archives for "Green Home"
Did you know we’re surrounded by items around the house that do double duty?
These items have practical uses that can solve various problems.
Here are 10 household items that can do double-duty:Continue reading
It’s been enjoyable and fulfilling to visit my garden every morning, picking peas, and watching LIFE happening all around me.
But lately I’ve noticed that one of my rose bushes seems to be sick. It’s leaves are turning yellow and brown, and it has stopped blooming. Finally, today, I Googled these symptoms and identified the problem: Continue reading
In an earlier post, I mentioned that I was starting to grow food following the Food4Wealth method.
You may have noticed I haven’t posted pictures of my veggie garden yet. To tell the truth, it’s because I was afraid I would fail and embarrass myself.
Well when I visited my tiny vegetable garden this morning, look what I found:Continue reading
Update: I made a video based on this post. Let me know what you think in the comments.
I am a huge fan of Bokashi composting.
However, there’s too much hype about Bokashi composting. These misconceptions lead to people getting disappointed or, worse, believing they’ve failed at Bokashi composting.
In this post, I’d like to set some things straight about Bokashi. Below are some of the common myths and misconceptions about Bokashi composting — and the truth you should know.
Truth: Bokashi composting smells like fermented food.
Bokashi composting is a process of fermentation and not putrefaction or rotting, which is what takes place in traditional composting.
With Bokashi, you will not or should not have a smell of rotting food. But it does have a smell. It’s the smell of fermentation. It’s a slightly sweet, slightly sour smell. Think beer, cheese, and kimchi — all foods produced through fermentation.Continue reading