Growing Veggies with Your Kids

  Growing your own fruit and vegetables is a really effective way to introduce your child to the first steps of food preparation. There is no better way to show them where food comes from than picking it from the garden and eating it. In addition to saving money and reducing our environmental footprint, growing…

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Herb of the Month: Lavender

Lavender is one of my personal favourite herbs, not only for its calming actions, but in terms of edible flavours as well as its beautiful, purple colour! Have you tried lavender biscuits? Lavender cakes, lavender teas… I first visited a Lavender shop on Mt Tambourine many years ago (not sure if it’s the same one…

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Herb of the Month: Thyme

Something that doesn’t usually come to mind yet is a very handy herb to keep in your kitchen spice rack! Thyme not only has vitamins and minerals, but also helps to relieve congestion from coughs. In the same aromatic plant family as Mint, Thyme can be safely given to children in tea form or essential…

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