June 28, 2020

Burning sage is also known as smudging.

It's an ancient spiritual ritual believed to help purify your home, help relieve symptoms of dust and mould and to rid your space of negative energy. 

You'll need:

1. sage & any other herbs or flowers you might like.

2. cotton s...

May 21, 2019

Tomatillos are fabulous Mexican green tomatoes. They're prefect for pickling and putting on tacos, quesadillas, and sandwiches.


8-10 tomatillos

4 cloves garlic

1 serrano (or jalapeno)

1.5 cups white vinegar

1.5 cups water

1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds...

June 1, 2018

Time to replace the summary cocktails with warm wintery drinks.

This basic mulled wine recipe can be jazzed up with any variety of additions: garden herbs, apple cider or other spirits like brandy or cointreau.


10 cloves

2 cinnamon sticks

1/4 cup caster sugar


May 11, 2018

It's that time of year when it starts to get colder and the winter sniffles abound.

Luckily all the winter vegetables are perfect for boosting your immune system. Blend them up and knock them back each day with this Mean Green Juice.


1 cucumber

4 celery sticks


February 2, 2018

 Got an abundance of jalapeños in the garden? Get busy making these delicious stuffed peppers. Perfect with a cold beer!


  • 180g cream cheese, softened

  • 220g package cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 1/2 tbs bacon bits

  • 180g jalapeno peppers, seeded...

November 6, 2017

A recipe for incredibly moist Greek yogurt pound cake with tart lemon and flowery lavender.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Total Time: 60 minutes (includes cooling time)


1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/8 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

October 10, 2017

If you've got lots of beautiful lavender flowering in the garden at the moment, try making stunning lavender marshmallows.

You'll need:

1/3 cup powdered sugar

1/3 cup corn starch

1 cup water

1 teaspoon lavender buds

3 packets of gelatine

(each packet contains 7 grams)

1 1/2 cu...

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