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?
Recipe for sesame chicken is so easy barbecued. To turn it into one of our fast nutritious dinners we could use the pressure cooker shortening it by two-thirds.
Eggs Hilton stresses the importance of a solid breakfast that will not cause your blood sugar to soar, nor leave you famished at 11 o'clock.
Does turmeric help with inflammation is a question often asked by those suffering from arthritis, for example in the knee.
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.
Butter chicken curry will be even tastier if you allow it to marinade overnight in the yoghurt and lemon juice.
What is betaine was originally discovered in sugar beets, hence its name, and in 100% wholemeal flour. It is a vitamin-like substance needed for methylation.
High folate levels are important for children too, and not just women. It is strongly correlated with academic achievement; synthetic folic acid is problematic.
Swarming bees are one of nature's miracles; a wonder to behold. It is also a golden opportunity for the apiarist to acquire a new hive; some facts on stings.
Green rainwater harvesting is a very practical, cost-effective way to store the manna that falls from the skies onto the roof of your house.
Bread experiments are about fine tuning your dough to improve the texture and flavour, and how it rises.
Cinnamon and diabetes go naturally together because the spice improves the absorption of glucose in the blood by our cells, enhancing the effect of the hormone.
How is apple cider made is very simple to make badly, but you can turn this into a real hobby perfecting your brewing techniques.
Allicin benefits in the main are about the wonderful flavours added to home cooking. Do you love the taste of good nuitritious food?
Growing leeks confirms the wonder of our own fresh vegetables and especially the phytochemical allicin. Surprisingly chilled vichyssoise is much less fattening.
The real Preston was conceived after seeing the oiler designed by McCoy that revolutionised steam engines.
Solar powered generator is a gimmick only for greenies, you may think, or can one really collect enough free energy from the sun to make it worthwhile?
Chickens in the garden will manure the beds and keep the pests like cutworms and maize borer down. They may also scratch out some of your special seedlings too.
Our green home covers all the articles published in the media over the last five years.
Little garden patches will provide wonderful fresh parsley, spring onions, and even a broad bean; I am unashamedly a lettuce fan so there will be a few too.
Wean off plastic or, like money, is it our irresponsible use of hydrocarbons that causes the pollution of our seas? First let us hand over a pristine planet.
Our green garden is completely dependent on compost heaps and worm farms for fertiliser, and rainwater harvesting for irrigation.
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.
Load shedding and security systems demand a larger than normal gel cell battery, and general vigilance when street lights are off.
Ingredients for sourdough bread are just wholemeal flour, unchlorinated water and raw honey for the best loaf in the world.
Low GI bread takes little time using a machine. Then you have complete control of the ingredients; the supermarket loaf has high salt and tastes like cardboard.
Easy sourdough bread recipe takes less than ten minutes to make and allows you to choose how much salt and the flour; there is less gluten intolerance.
Oats milk is a reasonable alternative to dairy and it can be blended up in only five minutes.
Confessions of a waste picker points out that some humans are the vultures of today that clean up the garbage.
Eco-friendly homes are becoming a sought after acquisition making investment in solar and rainwater harvesting more attractive. They are cost-effective.
Bath vs shower reveals that the latter is definitely more efficient. During droughts it is also easier to collect the water while standing in these buckets.
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