Sustainability made simple


pawpaw planting

Planting Pawpaw Trees: Ultimate Growth and Care Guide

Pawpaw trees produce a lesser-known and hard-to-find fruit. Luckily, you can easily grow this low-maintenance plant in your own backyard or on your balcony. Read more

making biochar

Making Biochar at Home in 12 Simple Steps

Making biochar is easy, sustainable and can give your lawn or yard vital nutrients. Let's take a look at this natural form of charcoal. Read more

tree bark identification

Tree Bark Identification: A Beginner’s Guide

Knowing the basics of tree bark identification can teach us a lot about our environment. Here is your beginner's guide to tree identification. Read more

cabbage variety

Types of Cabbage: 11 Different Varieties of Cabbage

There are over 100 different cabbage varieties grown around the world. You can eat different cabbage types raw, cooked, and even pickled! Read more


Soapwort: How to Plant, Grow and Care for the Flowering Beauty

Soapwort (Saponaria) is an herb that gets its name from its ability to make soap. When cared for properly, you will see soapwort's beautiful flowers! Read more

repot cactus

How to Repot a Cactus Safely in 6 Steps

While it might be easy to maintain cacti due to their low maintenance needs, knowing when to repot them can be tricky. Learn the signs and how to repot your cactus below. Read more

morel hunting

Morel Hunting: A Beginner’s Guide

Morel mushrooms are an elusive ingredient only found in the wild, and are popular in the culinary world. Learn how to go morel hunting and how to prepare these fungi. Read more

what is permaculture

What is Permaculture? A Definition and How to Get Started

Permaculture may sound intimidating at first, but once you learn about the basic philosophies of this land management technique, you'll understand why it's so popular. Read more