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?
Carpet South Africa with spekboom that absorbes huge amounts of carbon-dioxide from the atmosphere and provides copious amounts of nectar for honeybees.
Cardboard in worm-farms, known as a bulking agent, should consist of about 20 percent of the feed; it also helps control the water content.
Carbohydrate count chart says that calories and glycemic index give you the clues; many are extremely nutritious, and to be eaten daily.
Caramelize your tomatoes and other vegetables for much longer than most folk do; until they look almost burned.
Capsaicin health benefits also cause malignant cells to undergo aptosis; and are used as an analgesic in neuropathies.
Buy LED light bulbs even though they are more expensive; they should last for ever but won't because of power surges.
Broad beans on toast would be called an antipasta in Italy; high in vegetable protein with added chopped boiled egg or cheese it makes a very satisfying dish.
Turn your swimming pool into a reservoir for supplying your home and garden.
Citrus fruit list keeps colds and flu at bay and tastes of heaven. Our lemon-drop drink takes a lot of beating on a hot day in summer.
Cherry-guava honey mead can be made with either the raw berries or the boiled and extracted juice.
Best medicinal herbs says before the evil day include some of these on a regular basis; simply the flavour they give to your cooking makes it worth the effort.
Best chicken-bone broth recipe means saving up and freezing all the leftovers after enjoying the whole bird.
Braised new potatoes have a lower GI so there is less of a blood sugar surge; they are crispy on the outside with soft centres.
Real and fake bread considers why consumption has dropped dramatically in the last decades; and gives a simple five-minute recipe for making sourdough.
One slice of real bread is enough since it's full of protein, friendly fat and all the fibre.
Bernie's delicious spinach dip makes the medicine go down; every person must have their greens daily.
Bees wax solar extractor means no more overflows in the kitchen when rendering down cappings and old combs.
Beer bread recipe is really easy if you have a small dedicated oven; and it's especially good if you know how to brew a braggart using honey.
Beautiful bouquets of flowers could come in old newsprint that would not clog our landfills.
Basic mead equipment needed to brew your own honey-wine. It's best if you use the gleanings.
A time to sow is a season of joy; mealies, peppadew seedlings and spinach must be planted as soon as the soil warms up properly.
A sound and blameless body is surely something we all desire but it means saying a firm "no" to temptation and asking forgiveness when we have slipped.
Are favas shell beans may seem a silly question but reckon on the L-dopa in the pod too.
Are eggs good or bad is a question that has at least in part been finally answered; it depends on what else you are eating.
A mealie a day is a staple in many countries but once refined it becomes a junk food of the highest order.
How to grow corn gives you the taste of really sweet-vegetables fresh from the garden. They have the good fats and protein and protection against blindness.
Air in worm farms can be helped by regular tossing of the contents of the container with a garden fork.
1 gallon wheat beer recipe is perfect for those looking for a beverage low in alcohol and simple to prepare inexpensively at home.
Mulberry honey mead would be very expensive to brew but the beekeeper uses the gleanings in cappings.
100 percent real flour points out that most people use a fake that masquerades as the genuine article to bake their bread.
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