Easy home-made bread and milk

Part 1 – Bread Bread and milk have been considered essential staples of the everyday life for centuries.With a French background and a German boyfriend, I certainly can’t deny that bread is a basis of both our culinary cultures. And we like to eat lots of it. However, we’re often frustrated that the bread we Read more…

Reed Beds as Greywater Treatment

Reeds in natural ecosystems Have you ever wandered along a lake, pond or river and noticed how reeds love having their feet in the water? These tall, grass-like plants of wetlands not only provide habitat for small mammals, dragonflies and birds, they also prevent erosion of the beds and banks of water bodies where they Read more…

“The Problem is the Solution”

“The problem is the solution” is the second design principle in Bill Mollison’s well-known “Permaculture: A Designer’s Manual”. The book was first published in 1988 and is still the title of reference in the permaculture world, a bible of some sort.“The problem is the solution” basically means that every element we perceive as negative can be Read more…