Any garden improves with water. When planning your garden, leave 10 to 15 percent of the area for water culture and water gardens. Water plays an important role attracting predators such as birds, frogs and beneficial insects to the garden. The choice of water detail will obviously depend on the available space in the garden.… Continue reading Adding a Water Element in Your Garden
It's that time of the year, as the season changes, our loved ones may start developing coughs and ongoing colds. If that's your case, here's a few home remedies that are easy to make and are child friendly. Medicinal Qualities of Thyme I always have thyme growing in my garden. It is an essential plant… Continue reading Thyme To Drink Tea | Child Friendly Cough Remedies
My comfrey plants are powering away in the garden, so it’s time to divide the comfrey into several new cuttings and make a few products. Comfrey is propagated from root cuttings, crown divisions, and transplants. On a waning moon, push a shovel vertically down next to the comfrey, then wiggle it under the plant. Put… Continue reading Make Your Own Comfrey Tincture
Last week I attended Rainbow Serpent Festival. During the festival I gave a workshop on Natural Beauty Products with Kitchen Ingredients in the Permaculture Garden space. Below are the recipes that were taught plus a few other hints and tips. I've kept the recipes as simple as possible as the idea is to use the ingredients available… Continue reading DIY Natural Beauty Recipes with Kitchen Ingredients
As my final exams are approaching I've started feeling a little frazzled. Late nights and hours of reading and writing can take its toll. So as my finals are approaching I found myself opening my aromatherapy kit more and more.
I absolutely love coffee. I love the whole sensory experience that is involved with drinking coffee. The smell, the taste, the good company...