Monthly Archives: April 2016

A little down to earth beauty – the art of a mud pack

Humans have been wearing mud as long as we have been wearing animal skins (and that’s long before Woodstock or this year’s trendiest festival). As gardeners, mud is something we want to avoid; it’s messy, hard to grow stuff in, … Continue reading

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Grow your own almonds for beauty and health

I know this is going to sound a bit Mark Twain but the first almond tree I seen was in book. And an art book at that – first year of secondary school, on detention in the library (I know, … Continue reading

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how to deal with dry skin

Toil in soil (sandy or not) and exposure to drying winds mean dry skin is common in gardeners. UV damage also exacerbates dryness. Extreme weather and even just the seasonal dips and highs can affect production of sebum (the skin’s … Continue reading

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What to eat more of to stop obesity and diabetes 2 risk

Fad diets don’t work for long term weight management. You need to more sustainable. Moving more and eating less works for most. Some need to work up to that concept. But there are days you’re just hungry too. It’s what … Continue reading

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Natural treatments for oily skin and seborrhoea

A greasy or oily skin type typically presents with open pores and an oily surface, which predisposes one to pimples, blackheads and potentially also acne (see pages in gardeners health) But before you despair, there is some good news: ‘oiliness’ … Continue reading

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