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yesterday i learnt to make a sunburst granny square, thanks to the brilliant Bella Coco by Sarah-Jayne YouTube tutorial videos.

i like the way it turned up, thinking of adding it to the pattern in my  70 more words


Gardening Blues

It’s been two months since I posted here. Unlike my main blog Dreams and Escapes, which I update almost  every day, I have neglected updating my other blogs. 143 more words

Flowers And Blooms

How I Store End of the Season Herbs

After a couple light frosts, I thought it would  be a good idea to harvest the remaining herbs left in my gardens.  What I was able to save was Rosemary, Parsley, Sage, Mint, Thyme and Mustard.   85 more words

Organic Gardening

Supplemental Gardening Done Right

“Gardening is the most therapeutic and defiant act you can do, especially in the inner city. Plus you get strawberries.”…”Growing your own food is like printing your own money.” ~ Ron Finley… 1,109 more words

Aphrodite's Delights

How to make that good old-fashioned peanut butter

I love peanut butter and jelly, and I enjoy making it too using my food processor so don’t mind if I go all out here. 52 more words


The healing touch of herbs and spices

I had always enjoy taking late afternoon stroll around my great aunt herb garden; which in a strange way has provided somewhat of an inspiration many times in my life for me, and also have me thinking about starting my own herb garden. 114 more words


Come let us go to the Farmers Market

A farmers market (also known as a green market) is retail market where farmers sells their products (local fruits and vegetables, meats, and sometimes prepared foods and beverages, etc) directly to consumers. 384 more words