Downsizing

We are selling … It’s been a year and a half since we started experimenting with campervan living, and we have loved every moment of it, but with this new level of exposure to the on-the-road lifestyle we’ve also had the opportunity to examine our habits and needs more closely. One thing we’ve noticed is that we … More Downsizing

Dormancy

It’s been a while since we posted; we’ve been following nature’s example and having a period of dormancy … but, spring is springing and this weekend we got out in the garden to get things set up for the new growing season. We did a general clean up, set up the beds for this year’s … More Dormancy

Seed (pre)sprouting

This year we’ve been growing most things from seed, and we came across a method that increases the success rate (by up to 70% we’ve read). It’s called pre-sprouting or pre-germination. Pre-sprouting reduces the amount of time waiting and minimizes the chance of losing seedlings early on. Another pro is that you don’t waste time and space … More Seed (pre)sprouting

Self Sufficiency Skills

Self-reliance has always been an important skill; for many throughout history, the ability to be self-sufficient made the difference between life and death. These days, with every commodity readily available, it can be hard to understand why self-reliance is still relevant, let alone important. Without going into any doomsday scenario where some kind of collapse would remove … More Self Sufficiency Skills