Tag Archives: vegetables

Take control of your food

Given all the recent food scandals – fipronil present in chicken eggs, pesticides present in school children’s foods – wouldn’t it be tempting to learn how to grow your own food?

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Why should you learn how to store garden produce?

I have also always felt ridiculous buying vegetables or fruit that have been flown halfway round the world when I had been growing a surplus of the same ones myself only a few months earlier. Continue reading

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Urban agriculture

For the sake of unlimited food supply we lost the direct connection to the producers of our food and also gave away the responsibility to care about the conditions of production Continue reading

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Delicious recipe for an energizing smoothie

Packed with nutrients, it’s ideal for after a workout or whenever you are in need of a little nurturing. Continue reading

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5 reasons why you should consider a hot bed in your garden

Have you ever thought about using a hot bed in your garden? Here’s 5 reasons why hot beds might work for you… They extend the growing season If you sow your seeds by the end of January, germination will take … Continue reading

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Would you like to grow your vegetables in hot beds?

Find out what a hot bed is and how it works. Continue reading

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Create a winter garden with 7 of these delicious vegetables

Are you feeling the autumn blues? Start a winter vegetable garden and you’ll be able to enjoy an abundance of greens even in the darkest times of the year. Here are a few of the tasty greens that you can harvest from a winter vegetable garden. Continue reading

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