Archive of ‘Sustainable Living’ category

Planning a Sustainable Christmas | I Spy Plum Pie

Planning a Sustainable Christmas

Christmas is often viewed as a time of excess, with big meals, lots of gifts and endless parties almost unavoidable. I’m not here to tell you not to do these things, and not to enjoy yourself over the holiday season but instead I thought I would share some tips to help in planning a sustainable Christmas so we can enjoy ourselves in a more eco-friendly way.

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What I've Learned About Small Space Gardening | I Spy Plum Pie

What I’ve Learned About Small Space Gardening

As most of you probably know I’ve been growing things on my little balcony for a few years now. I’m by no means a gardening expert, but I have learned a few things about small space gardening over that time. I thought I’d share some of those lessons with you all today, and I’d love to hear your thoughts as well!

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How To Deal With Eco Guilt | I Spy Plum Pie

How To Deal With Eco Guilt

Eco guilt is something more & more people are talking about at the moment, so I’m here to help with some tips and advice for how to deal with it productively. It’s also known as green guilt and environmental guilt, but whatever you call it, lets deal with!

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Soil for Planting | I Spy Plum Pie

5 Steps to Prepare Your Soil for Planting

Spring and Summer are by far the most productive seasons in my balcony garden, so I love this time of year. If you follow these 5 simple steps to prepare your soil for planting then it can be the same for you! I’d love to hear your suggestions in the comments as well.

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Why Recycling Isn't Enough | I Spy Plum Pie

Why Recycling Isn’t Enough

Recycling is no doubt an important element of sustainable living, but recycling isn’t enough on its own. Today I want to explore why that is, and what we can do about it. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this topic as well!

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