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?
How to plant broad beans because they are extremely high in vegetable protein and B vitamins; also the only source of L-dopa, essential for those with Parkinson's disease.
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.
Rainwater harvesting model reduces the likelihood of making serious mistakes with planning so that you will have plenty of clean aqua for your home and garden.
Feeding kept bees is to sustain them during a long period of dearth or to stimulate the queen to start laying in anticipation of an expected honey flow.
Attention deficit Bernie expresses alarm that today he would certainly have been treated as a child with mind altering Ritalin.
West facing solar panels supply extra power in the late afternoon. That's often when much roasting is done demanding more energy.
Beekeeping equipment includes an overall, smoker, a veil and a sturdy screwdriver or hive tool.
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.
Making a compost pile requires just the sweat from your brow; healthy choice foods do not come cheap.
Top 7 functional foods for your health means you should enjoy at least one and preferably several of them every day of the week to promote your well-being.
Getting your garden soil ready is important since it will then become a carbon sink and help prevent global warming. Chickens add their nitrogen too.
Backyard permaculture may end up with solar generators and a huge vegetable and fruit garden making you largely self sufficient.
Growing zucchini means just tossing seeds into a spadeful of compost; one of the few vegetables that are rich in both phytochemicals that prevent blindness and cataracts.
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.
Refrigeration using solar power is very efficient as cooling is needed mostly during the day. That's when you will have surplus electricity.
Stunting of children is not only a third world problem but is prevalent in the west too, if one includes mental backwardness from poor nutrition.
Salt high blood pressure reveals if we take too little it raises cholesterol and increases insulin resistance. Canned soup is the top offender.
Calories in orange juice questions just how fattening it is. OJ in a carton has a high sugar level with a raised risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
Glycemic response to legumes considers whether the obese should avoid beans and peas and other vegetables rich in protein.
Solar system facts answers questions concerning how many panels you can build in one array to raise the voltage as much as possible.
Freezing chickpeas is a simple task taking no more than fifteen minutes of your time.
Choline food sources include meat, eggs, greens and wholewheat; we just don't get enough of them.
Fava beans nutrition is noteworthy for its high vegetable protein content, L-dopa and carbidopa, and the prevention of Macular Degeneration..
How to grow peas because they are rich in vegetable protein; straight from the garden before the sugars have been turned to starch they will add to any salad.
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.
Health nut neurosis describes how an overriding passion about choice foods can lead to orthorexia nervosa.
Chilli chicken recipe needs to be marinaded first overnight otherwise it will be tough; the flavour of your own birds is to die for.
Butter is back asks whether our taste buds weren't right all along? It's safe provided we're enjoying our greens too.
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.
Beginners beekeeping day is where you'll learn the basics and can avoid a few common but potentially serious mistakes.
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