By Sheherazade Goldsmith

ISBN-10: 1405353414

ISBN-13: 9781405353410

Tips on how to dwell a extra natural existence with this re-creation, now in paperback. Bake bread, begin a wormery, store in the community, plant a tree - the right way to catch up with to the earth and stay a extra natural existence, with no going the complete hog. become aware of eighty uncomplicated, eco tasks you could dip out and in of, from starting to be salad in your window-sill, to gathering rainwater. decide up what you wish utilizing the listing of necessary natural stockists and internet sites, then opt for a undertaking to fit your pocket and way of life. You don't desire a backyard, distinctive apparatus, or maybe a lot time. it truly is edited by means of Sheherazade Goldsmith.

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Hop (Humulus lupulus) Pick the young shoots and leaves in late spring and early summer. Add to soups and omelettes, or soak in salt water for an hour and blanch until tender.  Fat hen (Chenopodium album) This plant rapidly colonizes waste ground. The leaves are best cooked like spinach.  Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) Cut the leaves early in the summer and add to fish dishes and potato salads.

Drying intensifies the flavour of herbs, making them three to four times more potent than fresh ones, so use them more sparingly in your cooking. • Good for drying: sage, rosemary, bay, mint, lovage, thyme, marjoram, summer savory. before it gets too hot: strong sun causes leaf oils to evaporate. Cut whole stalks using scissors or secateurs and dry as quickly as possible to keep the full flavour and colour. A warm (but not too hot) airy room is ideal for drying them. Dry on a tray or wire rack, or on a piece of muslin stretched over and attached to a wooden frame, which you can make yourself.

Glass & window cleaners Ammonia Fatal when swallowed. Also found in floor cleaners, furniture and metal polishes, disinfectants. Limescale & rust removers Hydrochloric acid Corrosive, eye and skin irritant. Also found in toilet cleaners, metal polishes. Metal & shoe polishes Nitrobenzene Causes skin discoloration, shallow breathing, vomiting, birth defects and death. Oven & drain cleaners Lye (sodium hydroxide) Severe damage to stomach and oesophagus if swallowed. Also found in bathroom and toilet cleaners.

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