Issue 49 - May/June 2010

On the Spice Trail

November 2010

There’s no need to wait for spices to arrive via ancient trade routes. In the right climate you can grow your own and savour the heady fragrance and flavours of a fresh harvest. NICK ROMANOWSKI whets our appetite.

Herbs and alcohol can be used to make a tincture to treat head lice.

Bug battles

June 2010

Whether it’s mozzies, flies or cockroaches, humans are constantly plagued by insect pests. LINDA COCKBURN heads to the garden to find some simple plant-based repellents.