If Bernard Preston's inspirational books do not awaken in you the desire to live long in the land, then alas I have failed! Oh yes, and the desire to sit under those trees you once planted, to nurture those grandchildren you have borne.
Alas, sometimes it takes a fist banging on the skull, or a pick axe to break open the frozen sea within us. Is poor health trying to tell you something...? Just where are you planning to live, if you don't look after your bod, eh?
Solar lens effect can increase the photovoltaic output to your MPPT by fifty percent or more.
West facing solar panels supply extra power in the late afternoon. That is often when much roasting is done demanding more energy.
Health advice to make you sick wonders whether she writes tongue in cheek, or is she serious?
Diseases of the immune system considers the effect of bacteria and helminths in the gut on our well-being especially in relation to autoimmune conditions..
Definition of cutworm is for the backyard permaculturist who does not want to use toxic sprays.
Beer hydrometer readings are vital if you do not want dangerous bursting bottles and flying glass shards.
Meaning of gluten goes into the chemistry which you need to grasp if it is your desire to continue enjoying wheat but not suffer from the undesirable effects.
Purslane plant is a highly desirable salad ingredient in the Mediterranean, rich in omega-3 and vitamins E and C.
Beginners beekeeping day is where you will learn the basics and can avoid a few common but potentially serious mistakes.
Off the grid used to demand expensive batteries so that you will have power at night and during inclement weather, but they have now dropped radically in price.
Solar winter solstice makes some folk dance around the apple trees, sipping their gluhwein in memory of a forgotten era.
Ten commandments of food security just restates what we should already know, but probably don't, and in any case in large measure quietly ignore.
Air in worm farms can be helped by regular tossing of the contents of the container with a garden fork.
Health benefits of spinach with garlic and onions makes great eggs Florentine. The folate and lutein alone make it vital along with magnesium for arthritis.
Vitamin C deficiency symptoms also mean weak blood vessels and depression; for the chiropractor it's poor healing of damaged tissue.
Sprouting chickpeas helps to reduce controversial antinutrients that supposedly inhibit the absorption of important minerals from your food.
Starting a compost pile with all the wellbeing and satisfaction of growing organic foods cannot be overstated; see the huge but sweet butternuts that we enjoy.
Panera bread menu recipe makes baking a delicious, healthy low GI loaf so easy using a designated small oven; manage yourself the sugar, salt and preservatives.
Storing wheat berries without using dangerous chemicals like Phostoxin to fumigate it is important.
Darwins theory of natural selection seems to be inordinately difficult for fundamentalists but not at all for Christians from a scientific background.
Damn lies statistics are deployed by companies to conceal the truth about additives in food, and by millers who extract nearly a half and still call it wholemeal.
Coward's castle is the title taken from the delightful poem, The First time I went to Church.
Cowards Castle Nigel Goodwin I loved and you will too; be warned, though, it might stir a few emotions.
Corn in flower boggles the mind as each of those tassels ends in just one pip. There is three whole months of happiness ahead as we enjoy a mealie most days.
Cooking green beans also gives some tips on growing legumes in general and making them into a salad is a cinch too. Cooling them overnight reduces the GI.
Contents A Family Affair is an intimate book of two women in love, and the illicit children they bear.
Contact is the simplist way for readers to direct remarks and criticisms; you will have to white list your email address.
Synergy of green living explores such things as solar power, enabling rainwater storage, and the worms that both feed the hens and provide wonderful compost.
Suburban rainwater tanks recommends you store your harvest from the skies underground because it is so much colder, and less unsightly.
Glycemic response to legumes considers whether the obese should avoid beans and peas and other vegetables rich in protein.
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