The Shift to Thrift.

For the Love of Thrifty Gardening I am in the process of starting a new garden patch. There is a section on one side of the front garden, where it is difficult to get the mower around so I have begun one of my no dig gardens. I favour the no dig method initially because …

The Shift to Thrift.

Strike it Thrifty. Not everything one does in life is a success, and that is OK. We actually learn more from our failures than our successes and since life is a journey of learning, and hopefully gaining wisdom, we should be thankful that opportunities for lessons and personal growth come our way. It is the …

The Shift To Thrift.

The Thrift of Companion Planting. I use companion planting in the garden because I cannot see the benefit of growing your own if it is going to be sprayed with chemicals. Today’s blog features a little book I was given in the early 80s which has been a constant companion ever since. But first I …