Archives for May 2009

Gardening Boosts Vitamin D

Readers may be aware of recent media reports on the rising incidence of Ricketts.  This bone disease is caused by lack of vitamin D (which we source from sunlight).  Our northern hemisphere climate combined with indoor lifestyle along with other factors has led to Ricketts rearing it's head for the … [Read more...]

The Thrifty Gardener

  The Thrifty Gardener: How to Create a Stylish Garden for Next to Nothing by Alys Fowler Gardening is something you do, not something you buy. You don't have to spend money to have a great garden. Slow gardening - like slow food - is taking time to savour. It's the process, not this sudden … [Read more...]

Garden Your Way To Health and Fitness

By Bunny Guinness and Jacqueline Knox. Bunny Guinness is already a well respected gardening author.  This time she has teamed up with qualified pilates expert Jacqueline Knox to provide all the elements of exercise for people of all fitness levels. Jacqueline gives advice on core muscle … [Read more...]

Biodynamic Gardening: For Health & Taste

Written by Hilary Wright. Biodynamic Gardening: For Health & Taste  sheds light upon a topic which many gardeners have been curious for years.   Biodynamic gardening goes one step further than organic gardening and teaches us how to plant, grow and harvest with the rythm of the … [Read more...]