tomatoes

 

Bye Bye Blight

I’m a little bit late in getting my tomato plants into the ground this year, and with the weather being so changeable I’ve been waiting for a good few days to indicate we are heading away from the damp/precipitation which when mixed with humidity can cause blight to appear. Yesterday I got three types of tomato planted out: Money Maker, which is one of my favourites as it usually grows well and has an abundance …

 

wine spilt on carpet

 

Carpet Stain Removal Guide

Removing stains from carpet is something most of us have to deal with from time to time; I’ve certainly had my fair share of disasters over the years of raising kids, kittens, and puppies. We get quite a few emails asking about the best way to remove different stains. Some react well to soapsuds, some are best dealt with with a paste made from cream of tartar and water, and some can be removed with …

 

foaming soap on a timber tray

 

How To Remove Soap Scum

  I get a lot of emails asking how to remove soap scum without toxic chemicals. Well, here’s one way that I’ve found works, you’ll need a bit of elbow grease and three simple ingredients that every household should have in the pantry. You’ll need 1 Cup Wendyl’s Premium White Vinegar 1 Tbl Baking Powder 2 Tbl Dish Wash Liquid (I used Green Goddess) First of all, it’s best to make this as you’re about to use …

 

Triona with turmeric face mask

 

Rejuvenating Turmeric Face Mask

No doubt you’ve heard a lot about the health benefits of Turmeric, Aryravedic medicine has been using this super food in health and beauty applications for thousands of years due to it’s remarkable healing capabilities. Turmeric is  packed full of the antioxidant curcumin, which when topically applied, soothes irritated skin, helps to keep it plump and maintains elasticity. I’ve been wanting to try this mask for about a year but hadn’t set aside the time …

 

light blue curtains on rings

 

Salt removes mould on curtains

DID YOU KNOW? You can remove mould from your curtains with salt water? For mildew on curtains, carefully take them down and soak in a bucket of warm water in which you have dissolved 1kg of salt (not iodised). Soak overnight and then hang on the clothes line in the sun so that the creases fall out (do not rinse). The salt will dry and crystallise then brush off and the mould will come with …