Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"Sorry Andrew, I somehow thought you mentioned that it was easier to buy Morocan spices at supermarkets.  I apologize for that,  I reacted to a comment.  I should have remembered about your self reliance and your harvests.  I think it's time for me…"
May 2
Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"Dave, I think you know what to do, you said you have a dehydrator.  There is a site that I watch regularly and THIS one is great, and I have the tools to suit.  Remember it is harder to remove air from dry powder jars with air pump, this is where…"
May 1
Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"My only advice regarding using dehydrated herbs, is to keep them separate in different jars.  There are a few books on the market where they give recipes using dried herbs. One I have managed to buy is "Quick & Easy Dehydrated Meals in a Bag" by…"
Apr 30
Christa posted a status
I have just received my order from Green Harvest, of my everlasting onions. These little Allium cepa var. perutile are hard to get hold of. They multiply and can be split and moved to different location. It apparently can be traced back to Egypt…
Apr 27
Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"You are correct again Dave, it seems that the G. crepoiides is regarded as gynura bi-colour in the sites I have looked at.  Though they have similar nutrients and medicinal effects, but the G. crepoides or G.bi-colour is definately on the bitter…"
Apr 27
Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"Dave, your Gynura crepoides might be seedlings as I don't see the purple underside of leaf.  Apparantly they have more nutrients because if the purple colouring. This was explained to me by a grower."
Apr 25
Christa commented on Dave Riley's blog post Green Leaf Powder production
"A lot of goodness in those leaves, should make a good brew.  You wouldnt consider keeping them in separate small jars.  The bitter leaf can be soaked in water and squeezed roughly to remove some of the bitter components before drying.  The roots are…"
Apr 24
Christa commented on Dianne Caswell's event SPECIAL EVENT - RATHLOGAN OLIVE GROVE AND SHED CAFE' - SUNDAY 24TH APRIL 2022
"Hi Dianne, I had to figure out how to let you know on the site,  we are not going to the event, as we have had contact with a covid case,  One of our carers had covid without knowing at the time. This was a couple of days ago. Ian is waiting for…"
Apr 21
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When all my fruit trees finally produce an abundance of fruit, I will have a way to save and store harvests.  With my many Ball-mason jars and even my old vacola bottles, will have some use.  

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  •  Thank you Christa for your kind welcome.  Yes the body is a little slower than it used to be, but the mind has accumulated a lot more wisdom with age!!

    I look forward to sharing and learning from the group.

  • Thanks so much Christa, The GV's are great, I love coming together with our group. It is the Hosts that we should thank as I know that week before the Event is a big one, they work so hard. We all know how successful your GV was. 

  • Hi Christa, thanks for you welcome, sorry it took a while to get back.. xmas period was pretty hectic!
  • Thanks for your friend request :)
  • Welcome Chris.  Sorry you had a bit of trouble joining up mate.  You should be right now.  Feel free to let me know if you have any questions about the site.  Enjoy!

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