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Maintaining Water Tanks

Maintaining Water Tanks


In The Kitchen View all

In The Kitchen View all

Apple and Date Chutney

This apple and date chutney recipe is so easy and so sweet and yummy. You can enjoy this with Indian food, with cheese…

Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum

Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum

This is a simple Chargrilled Marinated Capsicum recipe to use with your surplus capsicums from your garden or if you are lucky enough…

Allspice

Allspice

Allspice Allspice is the dried fruit of the P. dioica plant. The fruit are picked when green and unripe and are traditionally dried in the sun. When dry, they…

How To Dry Herbs

How To Dry Herbs

How To Dry Herbs To Use For Cooking & Healing Here are some simplified instructions on how to dry herbs. It is not…

The A To Z Of Herbs And Spices

The A To Z Of Herbs And Spices

The Benefits & Uses Of Herbs And Spices Could you imagine life without herbs and spices? Not me. Herbs and spices have the…

The Benefits Of Drinking Chicken Bone Broth

The Benefits Of Drinking Chicken Bone Broth

Chicken Bone Broth Healing chicken bone broth is made from organic, raw chicken bones and cooked over a 24-hour period for maximum mineral…

Basil Pesto!

Basil Pesto!

How To Make Basil Pesto Our basil has done very well. In fact there is too much of it. Some of the leaves…

Damper Recipe

Damper Recipe

On the weekend my 6yo daughter was “Soooo bored, Mama”, so I asked if she would like to have a go at making…

The Vegetable Patch View all

How To Grow Leeks Leeks are adaptable to variations in climate. Varieties with bluish green leaves tend to be more tolerant of cool areas. Welsh Wonder and Musselburgh…

How To Grow Fennel Fennel thrives in hot, dry climates, but to grow fennel it can be done in nearly all garden climates. It loves sunshine. If you place your…

How To Grow Carrots Carrots grow best in cooler areas, but they can grow in most climates. You can also grow carrots in partial shade, but prefer full sun. Deeply…

How To Grow Cabbage You can grow cabbage in a wide range of garden climates, but it grows best in cool weather. Cabbage will tolerate frost, but not extremely hot…

How To Grow Brussels Sprouts Brussels sprouts prefer cool growing season. They tolerate frost, but don’t grow well in extended cold or hot periods. It’s not advisable to try growing…

How To Grow Broccoli Grow broccoli by planting seedlings about 450mm apart in well-drained, fertile soil protected from wind. Water well when young to prevent plants bolting to seed and becoming inedible, keeping the…

How To Grow Beans Beans are a temperate climate garden favorites crop of tropical derivation. Limas are particularly sensitive to cold and they need a longer, warmer growing season than the…

How To Grow Artichoke Artichokes will grow and flower for about six years; the heads get smaller and tougher after three or four years. Replace a few plants…

WellBeing View all

All About Kale

All About Kale

Growing Glorious Kale! A brassica or mustard genus plant, kale is a leafy green vegetable that is simple to grow lots of in your own…

Alternative Power View all

How A Wind Turbine Creates Electricity

How A Wind Turbine Creates Electricity

  Wind turbines use wind to make electricity. The wind turns the blades, which spin a shaft, which connects to a generator and makes electricity. Wind turbines operate…

What Is Solar Power

What Is Solar Power

So, What Is Solar Power? What is solar power? Solar power is the conversion of sunlight into electricity. Sunlight can be converted directly into electricity using photovoltaics (PV), or indirectly with concentrated…

How Many Solar Panels Required To Power The World?

….Not as many solar panels required to power the world as you would think…. Most of us understand the importance of making environmentally-friendly and sustainable energy sources our main…

Thinking About Getting A Solar Power System?

Thinking About Getting A Solar Power System?

Why Get A Solar Power System For centuries many people on Earth have worshipped the sun in one way or another. This is not really hard to understand…

Produce From Animals View all

What Do Chickens Eat?

What Do Chickens Eat?

So what do chickens eat? Chickens need a surprising amount of fresh water and a modest amount of either commercially prepared pelleted food each day…

Chicken Breeds

How To Build A Chicken Coop

Keeping Chickens In Your Backyard

Watch This Awesome Goat Milking Video

Goat Farming For Milk & Cheese Production

Video About The Worldwide Death Of The Honey Bee – Colony Collapse Disorder

The Honey Bee Is In Trouble – Therefore, So Is The World

Videos View all

5 acre Permaculture Farm Orchard in Canada

5 acre Permaculture Farm Orchard in Canada

Miracle Farms, a 5-acre commercial permaculture orchard in Southern Quebec, Canada This is my favourite youtube…

Beautiful Eco Village Video

Brilliant Video Explaining The Science Behind How Cannabinoids Cure Cancer

Homebirth View all

Kai’s Homebirth Story

Kai’s Homebirth Story

Third baby, third homebirth, unassisted and fast!  I knew that we would have three children. Two…

Placenta Encapsulation

Poppi’s Homebirth (Fast 2nd Unassisted Birth)

Parenting View all

Home Birth

Home Birth

          Normal, Natural Home Birth Before hospitals, obviously birth was a home…

The Story Of Maya’s Homebirth

Pain Relief In Labour At Home

In The Garden View all

Grow Buttercrunch Lettuce

Grow Buttercrunch Lettuce

  Buttercrunch Lettuce has crisp, light green, fan shaped leaves and a small heart, with a…

How To Grow Beetroot

Nitrogen Fixing Plants