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1. Cool Recycling and Salvage Crafts
Cool Recycling and Salvage Crafts
Today's focus on the environment means that more people are getting into recycling. But with a bit of imagination you can make beautiful and unique products out of your waste. 'Upcycle' bits and pieces of garbage into decorative items for your home, jewellery, new clothes or even items for the g...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:02:33
2. Growing Unusual Edibles
Growing Unusual Edibles
There are lots of things that you can grow in a kitchen garden. Growing common and easy to find vegetable varieties will keep you busy all year, but there are also more unusual things to try if you fancy moving off the beaten track! Many of them are well known and easy to find information on. So...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:41:01
3. Funky knits and cool crochet
Funky knits and cool crochet
Knitting and crocheting are becoming more and more popular, as an eco friendly hobby that you can take anywhere. The nice thing about knitting is that you can knit in a style that suits you - you don't have to stick with traditional patterns, you can knit items that meet your needs, and match you...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:54:31
4. Grow Your Own Achocha
Grow Your Own Achocha
Achocha was one of the food crops grown by the Incas that never became popular in modern times. But achocha is an easy and attractive plant to grow, providing food, screening and a talking point for your garden. Achocha is also an easy plant to save seeds from - so you only need to buy seeds onc...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:03:53
5. Comfrey, the wonder plant
Comfrey, the wonder plant
Comfrey is a plant that is much loved by organic gardeners and permaculturalists because of its ability to provide fertility. Comfrey is a dynamic accumulator - it sends down deep roots and extracts mineral nutrients from the depths. These nutrients are stored in the leaves, which can then be use...
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:53:57
6. Herbs for tea
Herbs for tea
Tea plays a very important role in many cultures, and although many of us do not live in a climate where the tea bush will thrive, there are many herbs which will grow and provide us with tasty, healthy herb teas. Once you've got a few herbs growing well in your garden, you can mix and match and...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:33
7. Passionate About Paper Pots
Passionate About Paper Pots
We're far from a paperless society, and I'm sure that we all recycle our newspapers to do our bit for the planet. But they are also useful as craft supplies. I'm passionate about making pots - they're great for seedlings, and even make good short-term pots for larger plants, and mean you can star...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 23:23:39
8. Heritage seed suppliers
Heritage seed suppliers
When you grow plants from heritage (also known as heirloom) seeds, you're growing a piece of the past. Generations of gardeners will have carefully collected and saved these seeds - something that rarely happens today. By growing heirloom plants, and saving your own seeds, you're protecting plant...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:53:18
9. Planting grocery store pips & seeds
Planting grocery store pips & seeds
Planting pips and seeds from bought fruit and vegetables is fun, and an easy way to grow your own house and garden plants for free! Many pips will grow into attractive houseplants and some will even bear edible fruit. Growing things from scraps is also a great way for children to learn about foo...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:27
10. Growing Oriental Vegetables
Growing Oriental Vegetables
Oriental vegetables are easy to grow and quick to crop. Most like to grow in spring or autumn, or even through the winter, when other harvests are thin on the ground. They're also very attractive plants, that will liven up your kitchen garden! And whether you're into salads or stir-fries, Orient...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:54:31
11. Permaculture basics - sustainability in action
Permaculture basics - sustainability in action
Permaculture is a design system that tries to mimic nature to create societies that are sustainable. Permaculture is often thought of as a gardening technique, but actually extends into all areas of life including town planning. Whenever you think about how you can improve efficiency by changing ...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:33
12. Scary Plants
Scary Plants
The current crop of monster movies and tv shows focus on things that go bump in the night - vampires and zombies are the monsters under our beds and coming out of our closets. But we've turned our back on other scary things, things that are just as scary during the day as they are at night - the ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:51:27
13. Grow Your Own Spice Garden
Grow Your Own Spice Garden
Vegetables, herbs and even fruit abound in kitchen gardens, but (in temperate climates, at least) it's not often you come across a gardener who is growing their own spices. And yet there are spice plants that grow quite happily in cooler weather, and are easy to grow. Many of these are very ornam...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:33
14. Green manures - use plants to feed plants
Green manures - use plants to feed plants
Green manures are plants that are grown to improve the soil in organic gardens. They can suppress weeds, improve the soil structure, prevent evaporation and soil erosion and even make the soil more fertile than it was before - you just need to choose the right green manure for your situation.
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:35
15. Low Fat Dairy-Free Srawberry Ice Cream
Low Fat Dairy-Free Srawberry Ice Cream
If you have an ice cream maker, then making your own ice cream is really easy! I have an intolerance to cow's milk, and for years I have watched friends and relatives tucking in to ice creams and other desserts that I can't share. Now I can make my own, healthy and fresh and really yummy. This st...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:33
16. The Alternative Kitchen Garden
The Alternative Kitchen Garden
The Alternative Kitchen Garden is all about growing food - both common and unusual crops - in a sustainable way. The heart of the garden is the compost heap, and there's plenty of room for wildlife along with the plants. The gardener treads lightly on the Earth, and the garden thrives as a result.
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:53:16
17. Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors
Good Neighbors (called The Good Life in the UK) was a 70s sit-com starring Felicity Kendal as Barbara Good, Richard Briers as Tom Good, Penelope Keith as Margo Leadbetter and Paul Eddington as Jerry Leadbetter. On his 40th birthday, Tom ponders what is missing from his life. As a result, he and ...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:54:31
18. Grow Your Own Peppers
Grow Your Own Peppers
Peppers are surprisingly easy to grow in most climates. A sheltered spot and a hot summer will give you a crop outside - but they also make great houseplants as they don't need to be pollinated by insects. And there's a pepper to suit all tastes - from sweet and fruity to fiery! 
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:28
19. Dig for Victory
Dig for Victory
During World War II, the British public were encouraged to 'Dig for Victory' and produce as much of their own food as possible - because the German U-boat blockade made importing food into the country very perilous. Back gardens, public parks and even the moat at the Tower of London were dug up ...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:51:39
20. InterNational Downshifting Week
InterNational Downshifting Week
InterNational Downshifting Week is all about slowing down, improving your work-life balance, saving money and saving the planet! But it's not about giving things up, it's about making a happier life with less, and having fun in the process! Tracey Smith's tips for living a greener, happier life w...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:51:39
21. Peppers are Red!
Peppers are Red!
Peppers don't have to be red, but a lot of them are and they make beautiful plants! Sweet red peppers have a lot of flavor but no heat, and chiles can really spice up your life. Their heat depends on the variety of the pepper, but also the conditions they were grown under, do unless you've got ca...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:27
22. Radical Gardening
Radical Gardening
Guerrilla (or guerilla) gardeners grow plants on ground that they don't own. Their motives vary - many are trying to make the urban environment a more pleasant place. Some are protesting the inequality of land ownership. Some just have green fingers and thumbs and nowhere else to plant. These rad...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:53:18
23. Really Rubbish Ideas
Really Rubbish Ideas
This lens is inspired by the wonderful 'Book of Rubbish Ideas' - a no nonsense, friendly and entertaining read on reducing your waste. With a few simple changes to your lifestyle you can save money, reduce your impact on the environment and live a more fulfilling life. You might even have more fun!
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:27
24. The Peat-Free Diet
The Peat-Free Diet
'The Peat-Free Diet' explains exactly how to go about gardening without using any peat. There are any number of discussions about why we should or should not use peat in gardening, but the book doesn't preach - it simply explains how raise plants successfully without using peat, and how to overco...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:51:39
25. Green knitting and crafts
Green knitting and crafts
Knitting has the potential to be a wonderfully eco-friendly hobby. It's also relaxing, and can be fitted into any lifestyle. This lens is all about green knitting - choosing yarns and needles with the lowest environmental impact, creating home made items to replace mass-produced products, and kn...
Arts & Design - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:54:32
26. The Home Front
The Home Front
'The Home Front' is the civilian contribution to winning a war. The phrase is most often used to describe the civilian efforts in Britain and America during WWII. With a U-boat blockade in place, food and many other commodities were in short supply in Britain - and many were officially rationed ...
Food & Cooking - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:27
27. Mobile phone recycling
Mobile phone recycling
Got an old mobile phone? Rather than let it gather dust, or add to the waste in landfill, recycle it - you can use it to earn money for yourself or for charity! Your unwanted mobile phone handset could have a second chance at life in a developing country. At the very least, its components will b...
Healthy Living - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:27
28. Garden Writing
Garden Writing
Many keen gardeners like to share their garden with the world, or just want to keep a record for themselves of all the highs and lows. Whether you want to record your garden thoughts for posterity, or earn money through writing, a garden is an endless source of inspiration for writers across the ...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:52:30
29. Celebrating Hanami
Celebrating Hanami
The Japanese celebrate Sakura, heading out to picnic under the cherry blossom in the spring. To a lesser extent they also celebrate the arrival of the plum (Ume) blossom, and the general term for these spring-time blossom festivals is Hanami. If you can't head to Japan this spring, why not celebr...
Gift Guide - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:53:18
30. Slugs, snails and other garden pests
Slugs, snails and other garden pests
Slugs and snails are one of a gardener's worst nightmares. They can decimate a row of seedlings overnight, and leave favorite perennials looking like Swiss cheese. But not all slugs are bad, and even the ones that munch your plants are playing an important role in the garden ecosystem. There are...
Home & Garden - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:50:33
31. The Alternative Kitchen Garden: The Freshest Podcast Ever
The Alternative Kitchen Garden: The Freshest Podcast Ever
Delivered straight to your door every week, the Alternative Kitchen Garden's mix of vegetables, herbs and fruit should be kept in a cool, dry place for maximum enjoyment. You'll never be short of ultra-fresh, local produce when you listen to the Alternative Kitchen Garden show or keep up to date...
Entertainment & Media - Fri, 12 Sep 2014 02:54:32

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