I first met Puan Aini at the January Permaculture Design Course (PDC) at Hulu Langat. Given her relaxed, approachable and easygoing nature, I was amazed to learn that she was actually a retired MARDI microbiologist! She has successfully put together a home rainwater harvesting system. Let’s hear what she has to say about it: Tell […]
A few days ago, my husband and I harvested our sunflowers. Once they started to droop, I cut them off and left them to dry on our porch. It’s taken roughly a month and half since then for me to harvest them. I tried picking the seeds one by one with my fingers, and that […]
I’m down with the flu! I had some warning signs a few days ago (sore throat, tender lymph nodes behind my ears), but alas, I pushed on and my symptoms have worsened and slowed me down. Time to rest and recover. Our bodies have a way of telling us when we need to take it […]
I enjoy a good cup of tea, especially on rainy days. I also love local herbs and their medicinal properties, so the combination of local herbal tea makes me incredibly happy. Tea doesn’t only have to be hot; iced tea is a cooling option for those of us living in the humid tropics. There’s something […]
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