Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Gardeners


Do you have a friend or a family member who can’t get enough of gardening? Even in this busy world filled with electronic gadgets, gardening still fits as a popular hobby. The stress relieving benefits of gardening and the goodness of home grown produce keeps gardeners happy and healthy. The holidays are coming, so show […]

Healthy Recipe Inspiration For Spring

healthy recipe inspiration wraps

I try to eat seasonally. At the moment, what that means for me is I have loads of strawberries, avocados, sorrell, nasturtium leaves, parsley, mint and coriander in my meals. I am trying to eat well at the moment after winter comfort eating so it is back to healthy recipe inspiration for me! I love daydreaming about […]

Weed Tea | The Experiment!

bin full of weed tea

Weeds. Who doesn’t have these sometimes friends, sometimes foes, in their garden? My kids and I had spent an afternoon weeding. Instead of throwing these into the compost, I decided to give making weed tea a go. The reason why I decided to make weed tea is that there were a lot of weeds. Normally, I […]

Growing Pigeon Pea

gowing pigeon peas pods

A few months ago I visited Jerry Coleby-Williams garden, Bellis. There were loads of pigeon pea plants growing in his garden. This got me thinking about the pigeon peas that was planted in our garden years ago.     Why We Started Growing Pigeon Pea The reason that we grew Pigeon Pea in our garden […]

The Easy Guide to Fermentation

bowls of veggies for fermenting

The only experience I have had with fermented foods is the sauerkraut that gets put on top of a German sausage at the local markets. I love sauerkraut. My friend keeps telling me how easy it is to make this tangy cabbage condiment. Yes, it sounded easy, but I kept putting off the making of […]

Is Kale Over-Rated?

kale green juice

Read a food magazine or watch a cooking show and you are most likely to hear about Kale. It seems to be the big trend in vegetables over the last few years. Now don’t get me wrong, I love Kale – I ate it for the first time three years back when I decided to grow […]

Costa’s Visit to Open Amamoor School Kitchen Garden

costas visit

My kids go to an awesome primary school. It is a small country school and is surrounded by loads of green space. Some parents were passionate about creating a school kitchen garden. At the end of May, there was a working bee to get the kitchen garden established in its new space. The space was close to the undercover […]