Elaine Bruce welcomes you to her Living Foods kitchen. No. 1 of Elaine Bruce's demonstrations.
Herbal tea drinking is a great trend that is ever increasing and this alone can really help our plate diversity endeavours. We can also extend our repertoire to adding herb powders into smoothies. Just one great choice that springs to mind is Ginkgo powder (1/2 to 1...
Frosts should be over by now and second batch seedlings can go out. Don’t forget a few organic slug pellets.
Growing your greens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_nOxbAlYVA
Look for young nettles for juicing and the first fresh dandelion leaves to add to salads. Both these are good springtime cleansers. Also the young garlic plants will be scenting the damp stream banks and shady woodlands. Again for salads and for a digestive tonic....
The veg bed is tucked up under a thick layer of compost topped with cardboard. The soil will warm up over the next couple of months and in theory be ready for young plants, but it is such heavy wet clay here, I will leave it quite a lot longer...
Spring equinox in late March is the time for an internal clear out, as I remind you every year. Start now by cutting right back now on carb and fat comfort foods, and spend a few weeks focusing on getting thoroughly well hydrated.
Using Echinacea by Jill Davies. Read the health tip... https://mailchi.mp/herbs-hands-healing/why-we-value-echinacea-so-much
Need a mineral supplement? This is why…. Soils have depleted by 50% since 1940, with the rise of artificial fertilisers. NPK. and over working the soil to depletion. Grow some of your own if you can