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Waterwise Olla Pots
The use of Ollas (buried clay pots) for irrigation was documented some 2000 years ago... and it seems we are just beginning to realize just how smart this method of gardening is. Plants respond well, water is conserved, gardens thrive and people can balance a busy life with little fuss containers.
Plants for Bathrooms
Plants do a lot more than just beautify some indoor space, windowsill or corner … there has been a lot of research that proves quite clearly that surrounding ourselves indoors with plants and flowers, herbs and such bring a host of physical and mental health benefits to the fore.
Grow a Salsa Garden
When you say the word Salsa it conjures up good times, good tastes, and good company! So what goes into a salsa? Usually tomato, garlic, onion, chillie peppers and cilantro … and you can grow them all in container. Need a recipe for salsa? There’s one there too!
Green Ingredients Recipes
Green is lean. Green is good. Green is scrumptious - made more so with the knowledge that you grew all the vegetables and herbs yourself (or swapped with a neighbour or maybe bought from the organic market). The taste buds of all who share will thank you for your efforts with requests for more!
Bokashi Composting has a few simple rules to follow, is easy to do, inexpensive, will save in the long-run, and as a ‘green’ act, it's a smart way to live. It is also great for small space gardeners, it’s clean, relatively quick and yes, there is an element of fun and creativity. Try it!
Bee Friendly Containers
A bee won’t sting you if you just leave them alone – they’re too busy; and besides, I hear that a bee hanging around means there’s hard work ahead for you but tons of good luck too. So, if you want bees to visit your container garden, plant the right flowers and herbs and they will surely come.
Recipes with LEMONS
Luscious Lemons. Lovely lemons. Lucky Lemons. Lemons for Health. Lemons for Cooking. Lemons for Cleaning. Lemons for Love. Use your harvest to make Lemony Olive Oil, or Gremolata, Limoncello, Lemon Herb Salt or Preserved Lemons – this fruit is one of life’s treats so reach out and grab some today!
LEMONS for Hearth and Home
Lemons are so versatile and have so many uses in all sort of ways that it is one of those comfortable facts of life - it’s just great to know that they are there for the growing and using. And if life does hand you lemons - make lemonade of course, but count yourself lucky and reach out for more
Decor for Entrances
From a stark space to a sparkle place – that could be the sub-title to this article especially if you seek an entrance that is inviting and very welcoming.You may already have such an entrance – so then is it time for a change of focus or a new idea?
Recipes with TARRAGON
Cooking with herbs – especially homegrown ones – just has to be a pleasure the poets are still writing about. Growing a Herb Container Garden is actually very easy when you get down to it – all they need is what we all need … sunshine, water, food and care! These FRENCH TARRAGON recipes are good!
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