food & drink

How to use food scraps in your garden

How to use food scraps in the garden

Don’t just throw away your fruit peel, egg shells or coffee grounds — kitchen scraps like these can be a great source of nutrients and moisture for your garden soil. This new infographic will show you how to make use of food scraps without the need for a composter.

NASA grows flowers in space

Zinnias on the International Space Station

A zinnia flower was the first to bloom in the International Space Station’s new vegatable facility. Zinnias are a type of edible flowering plant that are fairly easy to grow down here on earth. Astronauts have been observing how plants grow in space in order to learn more about producing food on long, deep-space missions.

14 Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors

You don’t need a huge garden to be able to grow your own fruit and vegetables at home — in fact you don’t need a garden at all! Plants such as carrots, lettuce, chillies and strawberries can all be grown indoors. Use this handy infographic from Pound Place to find out how.

Vegetable growing cheat sheet

Ever feel confused about which vegetables to grow at which time of year? Not sure how much soil to use or which type of pot to grow them in? The answers can be found is this handy cheat sheet, courtesy of the Good To Be Home blog.

How to cook on a charcoal BBQ

Cooking on a charcoal BBQ

Summer is nearly here so it’s time to brush up on your BBQ skills! Learn how to cook on a charcoal BBQ effectively and avoid cremating your burgers & sausages with these expert tips.