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Tonic Herbs

Tonic Herbs Herb gardening is all about growing your own organic medicine. Time to make use of some tonic herbs to strengthen the immune system and to bring balance. Parsley is still a great tonic, supplying nutrients that maybe beneficial for conditions such as anaemia, indigestion, water retention and fatigue. 3 reasons to grow Pennywort […]

Asparagus

Asparagus – The supreme vegetable

Asparagus – The Supreme Vegetable • When the Roman emperor Augustus wanted something done quickly he commanded it to be done “citius quam asparagi coquintur” (quicker than you can cook asparagus). This admonition from Augustus describes for us the manner in which most asparagus aficionados believe asparagus should be cooked: the quicker the better. There […]

Calendula

Calendula

Calendula What if you could have a natural medicine chest growing in your own garden, especially if it will help to keep you healthy during the challenging winter months? Look no further than the bright and cheery Calendula winter annual. It must be one of the most unappreciated herbs around and so easy to grow. […]