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Rooibos Tea Will Help Your Garden Grow

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How does your garden grow? It may grow better if you use Rooibos Tea.  An herbal tea, Rooibos is grown exclusively in the Cedarberg Mountains of South Africa. After having a cup of Rooibos, add the tea bag to your garden.  Rooibos increases the nitrogen in soil, which makes the soil more productive.  Also, it will give the worms in …

Taylors, Twinings, Fortnum & Mason Stop Getting Tea from India Supplier

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A recent documentary by the BBC exposing working conditions on some tea estates in India has netted its first casualty. British tea companies Twinings, Taylors of Harrogate and Fortnum & Mason has stopped doing business with The Assam Company, which owns a group of tea estates in northeast India.  Additionally, The Rainforest Alliance, an international non-profit dedicated to conservation, has stopped …

See the Barrys Tea Tree

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Barrys Tea is one of the most well-known brands in Ireland. Based in Cork, Ireland it is still a family business.  James Barry founded the company in 1901.  Today, the company is run by Tony Barry.  In a recent article from the Irish Independent newspaper, you can learn about those family members who still own parts of the company.  A …

British Tea Tastes Are Changing

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Tea drinking in the country most noted for tea drinking, the United Kingtom, is on the way down.  This is the conclusion of a study released by the UK Government which tracked 150,000 households during the time periof of 1974 to 2000. At the start of the study, 1974, 50% of the liquid consumed each day was tea.  By 2015 …

St Patricks Day is Tomorrow: Make This Scone Recipe

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Tomorrow is St Patrick’s Day.  Perhaps nothing goes better with that cup of Irish Tea you will have when you wake up than a scone.  Make this easy to follow recipe, which will give you about 8 scones. Ingredients: 8 oz/225g plain flour pinch salt 1 rounded tsp baking powder 1 1/2 to 2 oz/40-50g butter or margarine about 1/4 …