Are you Growing Easy, Nutritious and Delicious Kale?

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Currently regarded as one of the most healthy vegetables on Planet Earth, kale is packed full of nutrients, has incredible health benefits, and when well prepared, has a delicious flavour. It is easy to grow, needs minimal care, and will reward you with an awesome harvest for much longer than most of the other veggies ...

Romanesco: an Intriguing Vegetable

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Romanesco demands as much interest from photographers as it does from chefs. In fact there are some who say they use it as a centrepiece at dinner parties to generate conversation! This intriguing vegetable is brightly coloured, absolutely beautiful and even a little bizarre, with sculptured lime-green conical buds on its spiral head that look like ...

Improve Your Diet with Fruit and Vegetables and Lose Weight

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A large percentage of the world’s population is overweight or obese, leading to health problems that cost trillions of dollars every year. And one of the reasons for this is that people don’t eat healthy food – like fresh fruit and vegetables. Because of this Britain has launched a policy for reducing obesity and improving diet, and ...

Fresh Veggies Promise a Better Night’s Sleep

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American researchers have discovered that what we eat directly affects the way we sleep. Whilst those who know how important it is to eat fresh vegetables will also know that this isn’t rocket science, it’s a welcome declaration in a country where junk food has been the norm for so long. The study was carried out ...

Our Body’s Thrive on Raw Vegetables

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There’s a lot that’s been written recently about the value of raw food that includes nutritional information about many of the vegetables that we can grow in our own backyards. But if you’re serious about the value of raw, which veggies should you concentrate on producing? Australian author and digestive health and RAW food teacher, Scott ...

Chinese Veg from the Moon and Mars

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In the not too distant future, the Chinese hope to be growing vegetables on the moon and/or on Mars as part of their astronauts’ life support system. According to a report released to the media by China’s state press agency, Xinhau in December 2012, Chinese astronauts will soon be putting this plan into action following laboratory ...

Stacking Gardens – Why They’re Great

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There's nothing better than being able to pick fresh herbs and salad veggies seconds before you need them.  But what do you do if you have limited space or limited sunlight? As our garden is tropical and quite shady - there's not too many areas where we can grow veggies and herbs.  But - we came ...

How To Be More Green and Save Money

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The Dalai Lama put it best when he said, “We have a responsibility to look after our planet. It is our only home.” Our planet is warming up and many scientists believe we humans are the cause of the heat. This causes the Greenhouse Effect. And it just keeps getting hotter and hotter and hotter…  As ...