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The Bio-D Range

Bio D is probably the most ethical household product company in the UK... 
We have used them for many years & it pleases us very much that they haven't sold out & struck up deals with supermarkets.

Their products are all detergent & nasties free, so can be used by folks with allergies. Big health stores will do top ups of the more popular products, so you can get money knocked off & you can buy some of their stuff in 5 litre bottles, so you can save even more.

It's worth researching the products you use, some of them are very harmful... 
To get you started, here's a chart on Ethical Consumer for washing up liquid, read about the brand you normally use & think about making changes.

Kay & Sime
xx 


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Nettles

Our garden yesterday.
Tall Nettles TALL nettles cover up, as they have done These many springs, the rusty harrow, the plough Long worn out, and the roller made of stone: Only the elm butt tops the nettles now.
This corner of the farmyard I like most: As well as any bloom upon a flower I like the dust on the nettles, never lost Except to prove the sweetness of a shower.
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