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?
What's potting in the spring garden recommends that you get the corn and beans in. Greens like lettuce and kale are much tastier straight from your own patch.
Mandarin orange tree is full of vitamin C and bioflavonoids; all good stuff for preventing tumours, but beware of the effect it may have on your blood sugar.
Roasted chicken on cauliflower is a very low GI meal; just right for those who are wanting to shed those extra pounds.
Fast healthy dinner recipes can be done with a little aforethought, trying to do your best to get back to the wholesome food your grandmother once served.
Butter chicken curry will be even better if you allow it to marinade overnight in the yoghurt and lemon juice.
Natural honeycomb significantly lowers the bad cholesterol, and raises the good one, and best of all gives protection against insulin resistance.
Autumn veggie garden is about planting winter greens before winter sets in. Don't forget beans and peas for their protein, reducing our reliance on red meat.
Rainwater harvests should include plans to keep your filter, tanks and reservoir clean. Gutters also will need to be scraped out periodically.
What is a worm farm gives some thoughts on locating food for your creepy-crawlies. They'll clean up not only the contents of your compost bin but a lot more too
Healthy hummus recipe will turn any boring green salad into a delicious meal. It is the tastiest easy source of vegetable protein for an alternative to meat.
Rainbow worm farm experiments evaluates the effect of the liquid manure on a corn crop. There's also some discussion on how often the wrigglies need to be fed.
Best chicken feed for brightly coloured yolks should ideally include legumes like alfalfa and green beans, young corn and better still wheat for the betaine.
Nutrition of arugula is known in much of the world as rocket; it'll spook up any salad. It's the phytochemical sulforaphane that help prevent metastatic disease.
Define humus as the dark organic matter that forms in soil when dead plant and animal matter decays, leaving in addition many nutrients, especially nitrogen.
Air in worm farms can be helped by regular tossing of the contents of the container with a garden fork.
Fluorescent light fittings to LED can be done in five minutes.
Growing lima beans because you are unlikely to find them in the shops so rather plant a few; it's not difficult. Fresh from the garden they are simply delicious
Solar electric oven can easily be used for baking with a moderate sized inverter and 4kW of panels.It's always better to over engineer to cope with rainy days..
Modus operandi harvesting honey is completely dependent on your circumstances; are you robbing 2 hives or 300?
Beekeeping journal is very important for proper records so that you know whether you're succeeding; yours will look different but the principles are the same.
Preserving olives is really only for those who want to enjoy them daily at an affordable price; generally the mark up from farmer to retailer is outrageous.
Growing peppadews is started in a warm spot in the spring once the danger of frost is over; they have a long growing season; a rich source of vitamin C.
Bernard Preston writes these delightful cameos taken from the life and work of a chiropractor. Now it's green matters like harvesting sunshine and rainwater.
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.
Grilled mealies are full of goodness, especially the zeaxanthin which is so important for the eyes.
Beta carotene deficiency is rare but many have a moderate shortage from their diets; taking it in pill form is unnecessary and potentially dangerous.
What is artisan bread but the staff of life made literally in less than ten minutes but another five hours in the oven of course.
Solar electric breadmaker works on mains too; your own staff of life machine is so easy and the loaf cheap too.
How to preserve jalapeno peppers is to give you year round anti-inflammatory protection. Small amounts daily means less likelihood of painful muscles and joints.
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.
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