water saving, house plant, making do, reuse, sustainable, zero waste, thrifty living, thrifty tips

How to never forget to water the houseplants again!

For a long time I thought our houseplants survived by magic until I realised my husband was watering them. I’m a cactus and orchid kind of person – they don’t like being watered too often which is perfect for me as plant watering was always at the bottom of my list. Things have changed a
-> Continue reading How to never forget to water the houseplants again!

5 great reasons to grow your own mint!

Homegrown mint is the freshest, sweetest and most satisfying mint you will ever taste and needs very little looking after. We have four mint plants so that we have plenty to keep us going when it is in season and we give it a ‘haircut’ every so often so we can dry some out too
-> Continue reading 5 great reasons to grow your own mint!

We’ve just got our hands on a fun new water saving gadget!

Waterblades are brand new on the market and I think they are a really good eco, cost effective, DIY friendly gadget that really are a no brainer to buy. We first heard about them at the Eco Technology Show in Brighton earlier on in year, where the designer (who happens to be local) was exhibiting.
-> Continue reading We’ve just got our hands on a fun new water saving gadget!