Lovely Lavender

Lavender. Colour. Scent. Spiritually uplifting. Emotional support. So many things come to mind when I think of lavender. Fresh. Refreshing. Heady. Yeah, I love lavender! I grow several different varieties in my garden and the bees just love it! My favourite is English Lavender, with long stems and granular type flowers. The scent is enough…

Eco-Wipes

When you are in your car and you eat something that makes your hands sticky... Oh, what to do?  The nearest public restroom may be miles away.  Our grandparents would have brought along a wet face cloth.  They thought practically and acted sustainably.  There weren't Wet Wipes then.  So what to do?  Simply really!  Instead…

Going Green

    I married Green (Mike Green, that is), I live Green (as sustainably as possible) and eat Green (growing much of what we eat, organically!).  So it stands to reason, that we drink Green too!  I love to experiment.  In fact, I live my life totally experimentally, that is, I try things out.  I…

Tetra Pak Recycling

We live in the beautiful Western Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.  A quiet, peaceful little village hugging the shores of the Tauranga Harbour and protected by Matakana Island. It's a wee gem in the necklace that is the Bay. On a sunny, clear day, we have these terrific glimpses of the inland harbour, over to the…

My experimental Kale Brew

Kale, glorious kale. Highly nutritious, but oh, so tough if slightly under-cooked!  It's a popular European green leafy veg not all that well known in these parts.  They are cold-hardy and quite prolific, they keep you in green leaves for a good part of 6-7 months!  But one can have only so much kale and…

Welcome to GreeNZ Peace

Kia Ora!Welcome to GreeNZ Peace.   The name of my site is a play on words. My middle name is Peace (of course, I was born in the 60's) and married Michael Green! We live in beautiful Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud, or otherwise known as New Zealand - NZ). Hence the name…