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Keyless entry car theft avoidance

Dealing with the risk of keyless entry car theft Within the UK keyless entry car theft has become a real problem. With many people suffering the loss of their vehicles during the night. With no break-ins to property or keys being fished through letterboxes. In a nutshell, they are using totally legal devices that can…
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March 18, 2019 0
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Basil is so much more than a delicious herb lets talk plant medicine

Of the back of this great competion by @naturalmedicine  here I want to share with you my entry for basil. Well, this week I chose to look at basil, specifically its properties as a natural medicine. Basil is something that I have grown in the garden for years as its use in cooking spans many cuisines and…
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March 15, 2019 0
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Paper Mache Pot – Up cycled

Paper Mache Crafts Well, just a quick one. The weather is grim and I’m climbing the walls so I wanted to fill some time and make something nice with our little one. So paper mache seemed like a fine thing to work on with her, but I wanted to create something useful that we can use for…
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March 10, 2019 0
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Aloe Vera in the natural medicine toolkit

Ever burnt your self so bad in the sun or kitchen that removing the afflicted limb seemed like the only choice?  I sure have. 😰 It’s one of those things that I should know better being a keen outdoor person, cook and most important protector of a small adventurous child… Sure I’m great at protecting our…
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March 10, 2019 0
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Making sweet potato flatbread (roti)

These sweet potato flatbread or Roti’s as there also known are a great simple recipe to make and aren’t half bad. The longest part of making these is waiting for the potato’s to cook, but realistically you’re looking at 30-40 minutes max to make these. If you look at the ingredients they don’t have much in and…
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March 3, 2019 0
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Homemade Salve

Chilli and Clove Salve Well I’ve been wanting to make this for a while and it seemed like today was the perfect day to do it check out my homemade salve. I’ve been wanting to do some video content for a while but like with many things my confidence often stops me, so go easy…
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March 1, 2019 0
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Composting Newspaper With A Shredder

So I decided to treat myself to a shredder as a present to my self for 2019 with a view to use it for composting newspaper 😅 If you think I’m mad, I wouldn’t blame you but honestly, it has its uses (shredding obviously) Why a shredder Well to shred things hopefully just paper and…
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March 1, 2019 0
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Growing Garlic and Onions in 2019

  Well, its that time of year when seeds are sown and bulbs are planted all in preparation for, fingers crossed, the great growing season ahead. This time around I’m getting ahead on the garlic onions and shallots.   Growing Garlic Once these two enormous bulbs were split down the were set to be planted 4-6 a square…
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February 27, 2019 0
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sowing chilli seeds 2019

Well, its that time of year when I really want to get a head start on planting chilli seeds. These are some of my favourite plants to grow and can add a little or a lot of spice to a dish. The sweet varieties are bursting with flavour and can add a great splash of colour…
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February 26, 2019 0
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Rhubarb Gin! Make your own, super tasty, super cheap

  What more can i say I love my garden, greenhouse and the great things it grows for me, one other thing that I love is sitting there as the sun goes down with a cold crisp drink, To be honest, most of the time its a soft drink or a coffee but if I’ve…
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February 24, 2019 0