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  • Plant Tip - Marjoram

    Marjoram Potatoes Recipe - 4 people - 20 small potatoes- Olive oil- Marjoram leaves- Flower salt or coarse sea salt - Cut the potatoes long in half without peeling and place them in a bowl.- Add a teaspoon of salt and 4 tablespoons of olive oil then mix.- Place the mix in an oven dish and sprinkle with marjoram leaves.- Preheat the oven at 200°C for 10 minutes then place the oven dish with your preparation at 180°C for about fourty minutes or until golden.  

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    Gardening Tip

    Some aromatic herbs might not fare as well during winter. You can place basil, chives or marjoram in a glassed balcony or indoors near a window, to protect them from the cold and keep them lasting through the seasons. 

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    Gardening Tip

    Human activity, heat from cars or buildings, and walls and facades that store heat and release it at night, increase temperature in the city, which can be tough for plants in summer but they will also suffer less from the cold in winter. 

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    Plant Tip - Olive Tree

    Harvest olives in autumn and winter. Soak in brine or press as oil before savouring. 

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    Gardening Tip

    Always cut above a leaf or siding stem or branch, choose a stem or branch that points outward. 

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