Lotus Garden Newsletter for Homesteaders. 20th January 2021

Gosh, has that much of January already gone!? I feel like 2021 won't feel new for very long.

I hope you enjoy what we've got for you today. I'd like to think that this week's thumbnail image gives a good feel for what's to come.

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Things happening in the community.

There may still be time to squeeze in a response to the @ecotrain question of the week, which asks what you can do to prepare yourself for indefinite lockdowns.

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Don't forget the @naturalmedicine January challenge is still in full swing. Choose from 6 different writing prompts, to get those creative juices flowing.
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Welcoming Newcomers

It's been a while since we've seen such a fantastic introduction post! I hope you're as excited as I am to welcome @luispaz01 to Hive.

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Some highlights of the week

If you've been walking the eco-friendly path for a while, you've probably come across the most common ways of reducing your impact on the planet and may even be fed up of reading the same suggestions over and over. I know I am. However, this week @phoenixwren came up with some things I'd yet to come across, in 5 weird or unusual things to be more eco-friendly. Do you have anything unusual you do to help avoid waste?

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@paradoxtma has reached part 4 of the rocket stove build. If this is something that interests you, I highly recommend going through this thorough and informative series and following along with the build.
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I just love this clever way @thesobuz is setting up the guppy fishpond in order to help keep the fish safe from predation; something that can be a big issue with smaller ornamental ponds.
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@lizelle's shares some more of her culinary expertise with two ways to use mung beans. You might be surprised at the versatility of legumes in expert hands.
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Each week one of our featured authors will be selected to be a 5% beneficiary of The Lotus Garden newsletter. This week @lizelle will receive this award.


Thank you for stopping by. This week's newsletter was brought to you by @minismallholding.


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Nice @minismallholding! Thanks - I missed all of these - what happened to my week?


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