Foraging in the Hertfordshire Countryside to reduce a personal carbon footprint, including recipes for cordials, laundry detergent and crumble!
Gardens, Greening, Allotments
I’d like to propose a different approach to companion planting, focusing on biodiversity and natural design. There are four rules…
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Juliet Foxwell gives us her tips for altering the food we buy so we eat seasonal fruit and vegetables, helping our planet and our health at the same time.
Becky Alexander shows us how we can introduce more plants into our meals, cutting our carbon footprint while exploring delicious new dishes.
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Insects are attracted by profusely flowering plants such as the hot-lips salvia, while bug and bee hotels offer them the chance to stay and to hibernate. Similarly, the small pond attracts newts and frogs and a nearby pile of old wood and tiles gives them somewhere to over-winter.
Wrapping myself up in many layers, I go out into the fresh and invigorating air, crunching over frosty grass, hardened mud and cracking through frozen puddles. The way the early sunshine lights up the dried seed heads of spent plants is simply stunning, and I now consider it one of the most beautiful sights of the year…
“Like most people, I knew I could do more, but I wasn’t ready to commit to something which I felt so intimidated by…”
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