There are a community of people making cool upcycled things or willing to provide the materials to help with your next project.
What’s new in the global upcycling community…
Over Christmas I found myself at my mother’s and was exploring her garden. I noticed she was using a recycling box to grow some leaks. Amusingly, I also have such a box in my garden. It used to house a cherry tree, this year was used for some courgettes. Mother like son!
This has not been a productive year for projects and upcycling. Mainly due to the birth of our first child. The previous year, 2020, with the novelty of a first lockdown meant it was the most productive. What was achieved? In the garden a potting table made out of pallets has proven particularly handy. MakesContinue reading “Roundup of upcycling in 2021”
My wife and I are both keen travellers. Having visited over 70 countries, one of our favourite past times is meandering through markets, enjoying the noise, colours and occasionally the smell. These places are bustling with activity. Some countries have specialities, most have food, others zone their markets by theme- such as metals or fabrics.Continue reading “Markets around the world”
We are blessed with eccentric suppliers in Oxfordshire. Continuing in my thread of supporting and celebrating, Bunker Hill Nursery, is a garden centre with a difference. A winding Aladdin’s cave of a place that offers free coffee. They recycle anything as a plant pots and you will even find old phone boxes with plants inContinue reading “Bunker Hill Nursery”
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