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How to Substitute Your Weekly Staple Veggies For Something Different

Did you check out the Wild Food Challenge last week? If you didn’t, then this post will make no sense to you whatsoever, so read this first. Ok, those of you who are still with me, hands up if you read the Wild Food Challenge and thought “Well, that sounds good… in theory. But how […]

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How to Grow Broccoli at Home

Broccoli is a very popular and versatile vegetable. It is the most nutritious of the commonly eaten veggies – loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, calcium, potassium, iron and fibre. Fresh from the garden, broccoli has an unbeatable crisp, sweet flavour. The green and purple florets are delicious tossed raw in salads, added to […]

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Tips for Growing your own Carrots at home

Thin carrots twice, firstly to 2 cm apart when they are around 5 cm tall, then 2-3 weeks later to 5 cm apart.  You can use these little carrots you pull out as baby ‘spring carrots’. These days carrots come in all sorts of colours and sizes.  The colourful heirloom Rainbow Blend (see above) look […]

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How to Make Your Own Blackout Blinds

In my role as a medical representative I am often on the road away from home. When I used to look after the East Gippsland region of country Victoria, I had the pleasure of staying in a beautiful bed and breakfast just out of Sale. Minnie’s B&B is a self-contained house on a 10 hectare […]

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