Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Grow your own microgreens in the kitchen

Microgreens add colour, texture, flavour, crunch and class to salads, soups, sandwiches, stir-fries, pizzas, pies and dips. These simple greens can be a cook’s delight and a gardener’s thrill. Growing is quick. The greens make delightful fresh explosions...
Herbs for the brain

Herbs for the brain

Herbs for Nutrition to Benefit Brain Function – Common Culinary Herbs – by Minette Tonoli Herbs are busy little plant factories, producing a myriad of phytochemicals that benefit the body and mind in different ways. Alongside the undeniable nutritive benefit...
Calendula – flower or herb?

Calendula – flower or herb?

This season’s crop Calendula is a flowering plant I have been fond of since I was a small child because my mother fancied them, and she always planted a row along the pathway to the back door. I’m sure it’s because they are bright, and hardy, as well...