Advice maven Umbra Fisk uncoils some advice for a gardener who thinks her recycled-rubber hose looks a bit seedy.
Got a closet full of wire hangers? Advice maven Umbra Fisk says you don't have to be clothes-minded about it.
When it comes to pesky, non-recyclable plastics, should we bury or burn? Advice maven Umbra Fisk tosses out a few ideas.
A reader getting ready to live abroad wonders how to find potable water. Advice maven Umbra Fisk says the power is in his hands.
A British reader wonders how to get ride of limescale in her loo. Once advice maven Umbra Fisk figures out what that means, she drops a load of advice.
A reader wonders if looking beyond choice cuts would lessen a carnivore's carbon footprint. Advice maven Umbra Fisk wags her tongue.
Could cruising be a low-carbon alternative to flying? Not so fast, says advice maven Umbra Fisk.
Advice maven Umbra Fisk serves up some advice on saving money and energy in the kitchen.
Umbra Fisk offers advice to a city-dweller who's eager to plant a garden, but worried about the toxic effects of nearby traffic.