Herbs & Vegetables
A Garden with Fragrance

A Garden with Fragrance

There are few things nicer than walking in your garden, soaking up the sun, smelling all the different fragrances of the flowers and hearing the bees humming away. One specific plants comes to mind when picturing this image, and it is the lovely Lavandula dentata...

Snacking your way to a healthy lifestyle

Snacking your way to a healthy lifestyle

Don’t we all love to snack? Behaviourists, who have studied the psychology of snacking, say it’s not always because we are hungry. We snack to improve our mood (boredom or comfort eating), as a convenient on-the-go meal or energy boost (school and work lunches), and...

The Best Herbs For a Braai

The Best Herbs For a Braai

By Alice Spenser-Higgs Planning a braai and want something different? Here’s how to use herbs to ‘spice’ it up! We don’t need an excuse to braai; after all, it’s part of our heritage. December’s balmy evenings and the end of the year holiday mood just add to the...

Growing Micro Greens

Growing Micro Greens

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]All the rage at the moment. Full of concentrated nutrients and enzymes, they’re a great way to stay healthy through winter. Here’s how to get started: You need: A block of palm coir A planting tray Vermiculite Organic veggie seeds,...

The Herb Collection

The Herb Collection

Herbs for a hotpot Herbs grow so well in pots that there is almost no excuse for not growing your own. Nothing solves a problem like a pot. No space, not enough sun, heavy clay soil, dogs that dig – the solution to all these problems is to grow herbs in pots. Then...