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Why I’m so obsessed with creating a jungle in my own garden…

Getting ready to wrap the bananas (Musa basjoo) last November, with my head groundsman. As soon as we moved to a house that had more than three square feet of garden space the kids loved getting involved. We’re fortunate now to have a decent sized outdoor space in which to dig and grow stuff. Like all parents, I think it’s pretty important to help kids experience the excitement [...]

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Growing Humans, Plant Growing|Tags: |0 Comments

Using the humble Hosta to create the lush look of the tropics

By |July 11th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Plant Growing|

Hosta Sum & Substance A little information about the humble Hosta Named after Dr. Nicholaus Host, physician to the emperor of Austria (1761–1834). Countless hybrids have been raised, mainly in the United States in recent years.  They are all clump forming and can become [...]

Whole food plant based diet – Say what?

By |July 9th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Plant Based|

First of all, let’s drop the ‘diet’ thing. This isn’t a diet, nor a fad. A whole food plant based diet is also different to a vegan diet.  Whole Food - This describes natural foods that have not been processed (or minimally). Whole and unrefined. Fruits, [...]

Why I’m so obsessed with creating a jungle in my own garden…

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Growing Humans, Plant Growing|Tags: |

Getting ready to wrap the bananas (Musa basjoo) last November, with my head groundsman. As soon as we moved to a house that had more than three square feet of garden space the kids loved getting involved. We’re fortunate now to have a decent [...]

Cheat Sheet – Highest Iron Content in common foods, nuts and seeds. Easy Pickings!

By |April 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Growing Humans, Plant Based|

If you're trying to get the most nutrition for you kids or your family with as little effort as possible,  just gravitate towards the nuts and seeds with the most iron in. That way when you're in the supermarket with an array of choice in front [...]

Cheat Sheet – Iron Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) UK – Are you getting enough?

By |April 20th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Growing Humans, Plant Based|

Let's cut to the chase here. I just want to make sure we all (my family and I) get our RDA of iron each day in the easiest way possible with only plant based foods. What my own children decide is an 'edible food' however, can [...]

Child Approved Green Smoothies For Kids – Plant Based & Vegan

By |April 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Growing Humans, Plant Based|

Packed nutrition in a very drinkable green smoothie. Approved by my own kids!  Yep. You know it's true and it's my tried and tested long term solution. Works for me, and the kids drink them without any fuss whatsoever, and you'll be amazed what you can [...]