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Food Garden Design

  FOOD GARDEN DESIGN Designed to feed By Anna Celliers   Few gardening experiences are more rewarding than picking home-grown edibles, and the ways in how they are produced are always changing. In simple terms, you don’t need much to start a veggie patch. The basic requirements are fertile soil, good drainage, full sun for …

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Soup, beautiful soup!

  Soup, beautiful soup! The best herbs for soups, and some of the earliest soup recipes using herbs. By Alice Spenser-Higgs   It’s not necessary to have read Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to identify with the Mock Turtle’s song, Soup of the evening, beautiful soup! For as long as people have put fire and edibles …

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  Meat pies with pea and potato mash   The Australians love their meat pies, and their traditional version is a tasty meat and gravy mixture. The addition of mushy peas is a particular speciality of the late-night pie cart called Harry’s Café de Wheels, in the suburb of Woolloomooloo, Sydney. An icon in Australia …

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Herbs for Veggies

  The best herbs for flower and vegetable gardens   By Alice Spenser-Higgs   For a healthy, productive vegetable and flower garden, plant herbs among your other plants – they truly are nature’s helpers. Herbs are nature’s most beneficial plants. Not only do they work their magic on food and the body, but they are …

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Gogi Berries

  Go Goji   Growing your own berries has become a trend over the last couple of years for many reasons: berries are expensive to buy from the shop, growing them is easy, and plants are becoming more readily available from nurseries. Goji berries (Lycium barbarum), a health-boosting superfood, fall into this category and can …

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