Don’t shop for lipsticks and creams that harm animals for testing them.. instead buy Neem shampoo and neem insect repellent!

  For the Planet meet  Neem the village Pharmacy! Here is one more very useful tip from Michael Norton in his book 365 ways to save the world. He tells us that the neem tree is known as the ‘Village … Continue reading Don’t shop for lipsticks and creams that harm animals for testing them.. instead buy Neem shampoo and neem insect repellent!

The Cat-Gardening Chronicles (1)

The Cat-Gardening Chronicles (1)   I am a cat-gardener which means that I will not water your plants for you but I will sit nearby as you water the ivies etc. and will oversee the whole work to make sure you don’t miss any spots! If you want your cat to help you in the garden, you know that you will need to someday bring home catnip or catmint to grow in it. This plant also called Nepeta cataria was once used in cooking and for medicinal purposes for humans! Most of us love this plant and will go crazy … Continue reading The Cat-Gardening Chronicles (1)

If you love the Planet: dump your lawn!

  If we are truly green, the amount of water and energy that we waste, can burn our souls! But there is a simple way to save these precious gifts. The one thing we can do to conserve the most water and energy is to get rid of the lawn, says the book Green Your Home All-in-One for Dummies! Get yourself some lovely drought-resistant plants and water them sparingly. You can also replace your lawn with native plants that grow and bloom in your climate without too much watering! The shift to organic lawn care has risen thankfully. Households practising … Continue reading If you love the Planet: dump your lawn!