Amborella Organics: Herbal lollipops with biodegradable sticks that can be planted to grow a herb or flower

If getting your kids to take herbal medicine can be challenging, Amborella Organics’ have created a fun and innovative way for kids to both consume herbs and enjoy planting herbs with their range of organic lollipops – which once eaten, the biodegradable stick can be planted in soil and will grow a herb or flower. The seed-bearing lollipops, which are both kid and adult friendly, … Continue reading Amborella Organics: Herbal lollipops with biodegradable sticks that can be planted to grow a herb or flower

Little Green Fingers programme teaching under-5s how to grow their own fruit and veg

It’s never too early to get your kids involved in the garden and letting them help the family grow their own. Recognising the benefits to getting kids involved in garden projects, The Calthorpe Project have created a Little Green Fingers programme especially for under-5s. Little Green Fingers, gardening and environmental stay and play enables children to dig in their own garden growing fruit and vegetables to … Continue reading Little Green Fingers programme teaching under-5s how to grow their own fruit and veg

Sprout Pencil: Sustainable pencils that sprout flowers, herbs or vegetables

Looking for a pencil that is sustainable and has more than one use? Sprout Pencil are plantable pencils – meaning once you are done with scribbling and drawing, you can stick the pencil top-down into a plant pot and watch it sprout herbs or flowers. Each pencil contains a seed capsule which contains seeds that plant either flowers, herbs or vegetables. The idea is that … Continue reading Sprout Pencil: Sustainable pencils that sprout flowers, herbs or vegetables

The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

The World’s Smallest Garden, a mini eco-friendly hydroponic unit that can be inserted into most glass bottles, is empowering people living in urban environments to take charge of their food choices by growing their own, therefore tackling issues such as food miles, waste and packaging. A fun, easy and low maintenance way to grow fresh herbs, especially for those who are limited on space, the World’s Smallest … Continue reading The World’s Smallest Garden encourages growing your own herbs and recycling

Growing Radishes

Radishes are under-utilized in our diet. Radishes are good source of vitamin C, folate, riboflavin, thiamine, iron, magnesium, copper and calcium. They are also full of anti-oxidants, phytochemicals, electrolytes and dietary fiber. Radishes can be grown year-round; just select the right variety for the season. There are over 200 varieties of radish, so pick and […] via Growing Radishes — How to Provide Continue reading Growing Radishes

Advent Calendar: Day 22 – Canova Grow My First Ever Veg Garden

Everyday this month of December, Life & Soul Magazine will be running their own Advent Calendar. Each day will open up a gift idea for the festivities season. Whether you celebrate Yule, Christmas or New Year, there’s a gift idea for all eco savvy individuals – for kids, other halves, family and friends. Day 22 – Canova Grow My First Ever Veg Garden Find new and … Continue reading Advent Calendar: Day 22 – Canova Grow My First Ever Veg Garden

GrowBottle: Herbs in a wine bottle

Re-purposed wine bottles become the ideal environment for hydroponic herb-growing thanks to the ingenious idea that is GrowBottle. A hydrogarden sprouts from a re-purposed wine bottle, allowing sunshine to permeate throughout. Made in Idaho from reclaimed restaurant wine bottles, each set of GrowBottle – which includes organic basil, organic chive, heirloom mint, organic oregano or organic parsley – comes ready to use with soil-less growing … Continue reading GrowBottle: Herbs in a wine bottle