Organic Category

Detergents - environmentally friendly and cost-effective

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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A few years ago, in an article on garbage reduction, we drew attention to a family who had a project to try to avoid garbage wherever possible. Here is one of the many suggestions we tried at the same time and since then have been using it regularly:

To make detergent from chestnuts:-

  • In autumn collect as many chestnuts as you can.
  • They...

Windy Hollow Organic Tea Farm

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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Windy Hollow Farm is situated in Trinity Gask, near Auchterarder.

Since 2016 they have grown tea plants to produce black Windy Hollow Tea. Windy Hollow farm also produces herbs such as camomile, nettle and meadowsweet.

Monica, from the farm, is working in conjunction with the Soil Association towards gaining an Organic Certificate. She uses no pesticides or other chemicals in growing and...

Simply Organic!

  • by Sabine & Gundi
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Organic farming is not new, it is how farming began.

It would be good if organic and non-organic produce could be marketed separately. Organic produce should not be packed in plastic. Organically produced fruit and vegetables are better for the environment as no chemicals are used in their production. Perhaps the introduction of subsidies would encourage more growers to...