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?
Growing coriander is just the easiest of all the herbs to plant and enjoy; it needs full sun.
Going to seed is part of the cycle of nature and we must challenge the aging marbles with new projects and take advantage of it by gardening.
Getting siphon started on sump is simple if there is a significant drop to a lower part of the garden. It enables you to empty a tank without pumping.
12, 24 or 48V solar generator will determine whether you end up being a happy greenie opines Bernard Preston or not; he wishes he went bigger from the start.
Honey brown beer is at least fifty times as nice as any from the bottle store; you can be sure no noxious chemicals have been added. It is known as a braggot.
Treat brother Ass kindly, feeding him properly and making sure he gets plenty of exercise, as he bears not only you but also the Almighty.
Attention deficit Bernie expresses alarm that today he would certainly have been treated as a child with mind altering Ritalin.
Lithium batteries are far more compact and enduring than lead cells and at last are becoming much cheaper. Redflow and others are in the pipeline.
Darwins theory of natural selection seems to be inordinately difficult for fundamentalists but not at all for Christians from a scientific background.
Health benefits of kale include protection against many malignancies including the breast and prostate; and serious eye diseases like macular degeneration.
Health benefits of spinach with garlic makes great eggs Florentine. The folate and lutein alone make it vital along with magnesium for prevention of arthritis.
Growing peppadews begins in a warm spot in the spring once the danger of frost is over; they have a long growing season. They are a rich source of vitamin C.
Kefir benefits can be obtained simply from a few coconut granules and a cup of milk; you will need two glass bottles and a plastic sieve. It is basic and easy.
Definition of cutworm is for the backyard permaculturist who does not want to use toxic sprays.
Cumin plus lime for weight loss is perfect if you are enjoying homemade hummus every day with a green salad.
Frailty and vitamin B6 means that prevention is still better than a cure; this subject is just as much for the young as the elderly.
Raising chicks does mean some planning and working out exactly what your long-term intentions are.
Special honey is by an author potentially as good as the great George but he has been hiding his light under a bushel.
Recipes for cooking kale take a doubtful contender to the throne she rightly deserves; it is the richest of lutein that helps prevent macular degeneration.
Bernard Preston writes these delightful cameos taken from the life and work of a DC. Now it is matters like harvesting sunshine and rainwater that consume him.
Where is our water really should be rephrased to where is the clean stuff, devoid not just of pathogens but also with no plastic particles or other chemicals.
Corn in flower boggles the mind as each of those tassels ends in just one pip. There are three whole months of happiness ahead as we enjoy a mealie most days.
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.
Turning over a blue Leaf takes on new meaninging with our first electric car this January; it is the next step in our green journey.
The wonder of worm farms is that they also turn kitchen and garden waste into protein for your chickens; and a surge in the flowering of fruit trees.
Make your own wormery because is so easy and inexpensive and the leachate adds a lot of oomph to your plants.
Spicy ginger tea recipe is lovely before lunch, or in the evening as a tonic to help you sleep.
Chilli chicken recipe needs to be marinaded first overnight otherwise it will be tough; the flavour of your own birds is without equal.
Harvesting rainwater is best stored underground where it is kept very cold and less prone to bacterial contamination.
Capsaicin health benefits also cause malignant cells in the prostate to undergo apoptosis, and are used as an analgesic in shingles and diabetic neuropathies.
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