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Wooden Herb Stripper

November 1, 2023 12:29 pm Published by

If you love cooking but the tedious task of stripping the leaves off your home-grown herbs is a frustration, this…

Sprouted Chia seeds in a terracotta dish

Sprout Your Chia Seeds

July 24, 2023 10:30 am Published by

The traditional way of sprouting doesn’t work well for chia seeds. Here’s an easy alternative way to get them sprouting.…


Rosemary Bath Smoothie

January 29, 2018 8:35 am Published by

Herb Project: Rosemary Bath Smoothie A long, soaking bath is one of the rituals of winter. A strong infusion of…

Step-Up Veggies

January 22, 2018 4:08 pm Published by

Step-Up Veggies Growing vertically is a great way to make the most of limited space. This handy DIY ladder allows…


Tomato Planter

January 22, 2018 8:31 am Published by

Upside-Down Tomato Planter Home-grown tomatoes always taste better, and to make the most of available space they can even be…


Kokedama Balls

January 18, 2018 2:16 pm Published by

Have a ball with Kokedama The space-saving trend of kokedama, the Japanese art of growing plants in moss balls, is…

How to Dry Herbs

January 18, 2018 11:29 am Published by

How to dry herbs The most natural process of preserving herbs is to dry them in a cool, airy room,…


Berries in a Basket

January 18, 2018 10:51 am Published by

Strawberries do very well in containers and are perfect for hanging baskets Grow the very best home-planted strawberries using a…

Potato Tower

January 15, 2018 10:18 am Published by

Potato Tower A simple way to grow potatoes in limited space. What you will need: 25mm x 25mm fencing wire…

Veggie Planter

November 27, 2017 10:56 am Published by

A Nifty Veggie Planter Having your herbs or veggies at raised level makes it a pleasure to cultivate them –…

Raise a Kitchen Garden

November 6, 2017 12:45 pm Published by

Raise a Kitchen Garden: The initial effort required to build a raised garden is handsomely rewarded once it is up…