Posts by Mrs Green

Six Edible Plants Every Kitchen Garden Needs

six edibles to grow in pots and containers

  Regular readers of this blog will know I love to be surrounded by nature and ‘green things’ – the clue is in the name of the site, right?! But there’s more to it than just enjoying gazing out onto grass and trees. While we all know getting into nature is good for our health,…

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4 Ways To Feel A Little More Accomplished In 2021

how to feel accomplished

  2020 was a strange year. The majority of us didn’t get up to much because of the situation going on in the world. Work hours were reduced, ‘on the ground’ groups had to switch to online and we couldn’t meet up with friends and family. This meant that hobbies, interests and contributing to society…

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5 simple things to grow and eat

Gardening is a great self sufficient activity. Unfortunately many people are put off through either lack of space, time or information. Nothing beats eating home grown produce – it tastes like nothing you can ever buy, it’s packed full of nutrition when eaten fresh, it’s cheap and you can grow organically, so you know exactly…

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5 ways to go greener throughout your home

eco friendly home

  If you’re wondering about how to go greener in your home, I have some simple ideas for you. It can feel overwhelming to do everything at once, so the key is to start small. Why not pick just one room in your home and try putting a new habit in place? The next month,…

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A Local Effort: Being Greener in Your Community

group of people outdoors senjoying a concert

  It’s not just about what you do, but it’s about getting the message far and wide. Sustainable living has certainly become a very popular approach to life. And while you can have complete control over your life, by making sure you have a greener home and life, if you want to spread the message…

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How To Make Your Bathroom More Eco Friendly

eco friendly bathroom

  When you think about making your home more eco friendly, most people start in the kitchen with reducing food waste, buying more organic or fair trade products and choosing energy efficient appliances wisely. In living areas you might consider low VOC paint, upcycle furniture and choose natural flooring. But have you ever thought about…

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Self-Care 101: How to Stay Fit and Healthy When Working From Home

keeping healthy while working from home

  Working from home has a lot of benefits such as no commute and no longer having to deal with triggering colleagues! However, working from home can have its downsides too, particularly when it comes to your health. The plenty of snacks in the kitchen, the lack of social inspiration, and the temptation to work…

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7 Ways to Grow Food Without a Garden

7 ways to grow food without a garden

  As you know, I love a bit of ‘Grow your own’. It’s a fantastic way to save money, reduce air miles on the foods you eat and eat more healthily. But I have a confession… I’m not a natural gardener! And I admit to feeling a bit guilty, as I have a large garden.…

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