Peas on Earth

Wishing you all a very splendid Christmas season.

Plant books make great xmas pressies

It’s been quite a special year here at LovePlantLife HQ for a wide and wonderful variety of reasons. Another I’m very thankful for has been the chance to review some mighty fine books for Booksellers NZ. If you still have Xmas pressies to gather, or if you’re mustering the summer reading list these titles are […]

Bessara – A Diamond of a Broad Bean Dip

Yes, it may seem that I am a little broad bean obsessed lately. But I do have a broad bean plantation growing in my backyard. I thought it was high-time I address the question – just what do you do with all those broad beans? Well let me introduce you to my Egyptian friend Bessara. […]

Calming Melissa: How to use lovely lemon balm

It didn’t seem out of the ordinary to be struggling through the last couple of weeks of pregnancy and sometimes feel a little fractitious…ill-tempered…grumpy. Or so I reasoned as I stripped bare the flourishes of spring growth of my lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) 3 days into spring. I’d been hitting the stuff hard those last […]