76. Or, opt for natural forms of weed control.

  • Mary, Mary, quite contrary, How does your garden grow?
  • Mary had a little lamb (natch).

Mary’s gardening may not row everyone’s boat, 

and it’s not our (Greatest Of All Time) ‘weed control’ vote,  

but Mary’s weed-eating lamb is a pesticide beast, 

Preserving Mary’s bank account from being fleeced. 


To help you ‘Or, Opt for natural forms of weed control’  here’s a simple 2-step process:

  1. Mow, mow, mow (with) your GOAT (lamb),
  2. Gently down the weeded stream

Your Future You wants you to live Mary-ly, Mary-like, Merrily. So life feels like a de-weeded dream.  

P.S. - It’s been reported that Corporate Housing Companies help guests choose ‘Or, Opt for natural forms of weed control’ by removing various kinds of weedless worries. We aim to cut a clean path to temporary living so your furnished monthly rental is like living the garden life of Mary. Maybe Mary can now focus on helping Little Bo Peep’s weediness since, ya know…


Why does this ‘Future You’ Series exist? What’s it about?  

  1. Promote easy, quirky sustainable practices that are NOT preachy, or guilt-ridden and without a focus on the ‘saving the planet’ (hint: the planet is going to survive no matter what we do). 

  2. A playful post of simple ways to sorta improve our lives, and the lives of those we love. Also improve our future lives… by taking playful action today. 

  3. Still reading? Cool. We think you’re amazing and full of joyful zest. 

This series is based off ‘105 Simple Sustainable actions’ - from Stephane Omsanski’s article in Parade from 2021.


76. Or, opt for natural forms of weed control.

We're talking about goats!