Author Archives: Nikki Fotheringham

About Nikki Fotheringham

Nikki is an author and writer specializing in green living ideas and tips, adventure travel, upcycling, and all things eco-friendly. She's traveled the globe, swum with sharks and been bitten by a lion (fact). She lives with her husband and a very bad dog.

6 DIY Compost Bins that are Borderline Genius

DIY compost bin tips

You have the power to create your own incredibly rich soil with the scraps from your kitchen. Mastering the 'dark art' of composting is like having a super power. It not only makes your home greener, it also takes the sting out of throwing away food that has passed its sell-by date. And come the spring... you'll use your old food to create new food! Here are some great ideas for DIY compost bins on the cheap.

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How to Stop Black Fly Bites from Itching

stop itchy bites

There are a ton of things you can do to alleviate the irritation of black fly bites and get outside for longer during the spring months. Here are a few of my own tried and tested natural cures for black fly bites.

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Free Barn Owl Box Plan

bushcraft

Barn owls are beautiful and dedicated to keeping your local rodent population in check. It doesn’t matter what kinds of

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Build Your Own Hammock Stand

Hammock stand

If you’ve got no trees or posts in your yard, how can you hang your hammock? Luckily, to help you save money, we are here to help you build your own hammock stand.

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