White Butterfly Control

Any gardeners out there will lament with me on the subject of white butterflies....certainly a lovely sight as they flit around the garden but for us gardeners, it strikes a chord of dread in our hearts. These unassuming little butterflies have a penchant for your garden greens, in particular, brassicas (cabbages). They flit around and…

Leather and Wood Conditioner

No need for expensive, single-purposed, artificially scented leather and wood conditioners. This is the easiest recipe ever, and multi -purposed. A block of beeswax purchase will last you a long time, and many products can be made from it.Ingredients: Block beeswax - 1/4 cup Olive or coconut oil - 1 cup Lemon Essential oil -…

Bird Feeding Cups

Calling all Bird Lovers: A while back, I wrote a post on attracting birds to the garden. It's around winter that food supplies are scant in the Southern Hemisphere garden. Birds have to forage to survive. So yesterday I decided it was well overdue for me to make my annual bird feeding cups. Not exactly…

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Peppermint Clove Dental Powder

July is Plastic-Free Month. Focussed on getting people to be aware of all the single use plastic we use, and aimed at reducing the amount of plastic us consumers use. So here's a great idea...plastic free dental powder! Easy to make, economical and really nice to use. No plastic packaging needing to be discarded. Yay!…