2019

Growing Turmeric — with Recipes

October 4, 2019 // 0 Comments

Fresh turmeric has a pleasant, ginger-like aroma, with a ginger-and-carrot taste. It is loaded with many healthy nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc. Turmeric is a tropical plant — it needs warmth to [ ...click to read more ]

Savvy Senior Gardening

June 24, 2019 // 0 Comments

Gardening is a good way for seniors to keep fit while they grow nutritious food. It is great therapy as well for those age-related ailments. A garden can be designed, modified or built to accommodate the physical limitations of the gardener. This includes: using raised, elevated or “stand-up” beds to make [ ...click to read more ]

Herbal Pharmacy – 13

March 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

First Aid From the Kitchen Not everyone has a medicinal pharmacy at their fingertips, but just about everyone has a kitchen. And, generally, this kitchen is filled with herbs and spices. Many of our favorite herbs come into the house via the kitchen door. Basil has anti-spasmodic properties that make it useful for [ ...click to read more ]