pea straw mulch around plants

 

How to mulch for the best results

As you would expect, there are several ‘trade secrets’ to getting the best from your garden. Many gardeners strive for years without ever really feeling completely satisfied with their efforts. Others struggle on without even guessing how much better it could be. We are delighted to share with you one of Awapuni Nurseries’ best trade secrets. How To Mulch For …

 

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Could Toxins Be Affecting Your Weight Loss?

Holistic Nutritionist Natalie Brady recently wrote a blog looking at whether toxins around our home environment were impacting our weight gain. In support of our passion for all things chemical-free and toxin free, and moving towards a natural way of life, we wanted to share this important information with you. “There is a lot to consider when it comes to …

 

vegetarian shepherds pie ingredients on a wooden board

 

Nadine’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

This week we have another hearty, nutritious, dish from my sister’s totally sustainable, Taylors Mistake off grid home. Shepherd’s pie is a very popular winter dish and this vegetarian version doesn’t disappoint, packed full of flavour it’s warming and moreish, a total comfort food. Enjoy making this recipe and sharing with friends and family over the cooler months. Nadine’s Vegetarian Shepherd’s …

 

soap bar in small dish and luffa

 

Lockdown Eco Tips

It’s likely that you’ll have heard that washing your hands with soap and water is your best defence against Covid-19, more so than hand sanitisers. This is because a 20 second bubbly scrub dissolves the outer fat membrane of the virus as well as physically removing dirt and germs off your skin and washing them down the drain. Moreover, sanitisers …