Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned grower, have a large plot or a few containers, early planning is key to improving the success and productivity of your garden space.
A hundred years ago, residents of southeastern Manitoba kept their homes warm burning wood harvested locally. This was logical because everyone was living within a few miles of readily harvestable firewood.
When I was a kid, my mom never ever made bread. I doubt that my grandmother even made bread because they lived in a city with bakeries and grocery stores.
No time to bake your own bread, you say? Maybe, by the end of this post, I can convince you to try.
All around us are warnings of a recession. I admit that for some this will indicate a rough time ahead, but it doesn’t have to be.
At this time of the year, one’s thoughts turn quite naturally to Stonehenge and Dr. Seuss… or mine did.
Our planet Earth was wonderfully created, a world with many systems in balance. Within a few short decades, human activity has dramatically affected those systems, throwing them out of balance.
A worldview is a set of beliefs that is the foundation for our understanding of life and the world. This set of beliefs is a lens through which we interpret what we see and experience in the world.
My house is three km. from the Clearspring Mall. I can walk that distance in 35 minutes. If I’m in a hurry, I take my car. It then takes me six minutes. So walking is really quite inefficient. After all, time is money.
Steinbach, in common with all other cities in North America, is built around the car. Businesses situate themselves assuming customers and employees will be using a car, home-buyers give no thought to proximity of shopping places or a job. Streets are wide and large areas are devoted to parking.