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Max Edleson |
Monday, 14th July 2014

Kiko Denzer and I were hired to build a heater in a greenhouse for some very avid gardeners. They had experimented with using a wood stove but there simply wasn't enough heat retained for the stove to heat the greenhouse from one day to the next throughout the...

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Charlotte Haworth |
Friday, 11th July 2014

The majority of us live in some sort of building. Everyone, especially in towns and cities, have to interact with buildings on a pretty much daily basis. They are an important part of our lives and in some ways, define them. But are we really relating to these...

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Stavroula Dimitropoulos |
Tuesday, 8th July 2014

Greece might be the perfect place for permaculture to prosper, professed prominent permaculturist Rhamis Kent in one of his recent digital interviews. Kent also believes the current financial...

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Kerry Lane |
Saturday, 5th July 2014

I hadn't cycled up such a big hill in ages. To begin with I had to have a few rest breaks and roadside chickweed snacks, but it is amazing how soon my body settles into a rhythm and my stamina kicks in.

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Roger Vaughn |
Friday, 4th July 2014

Ecotopia, named after and deeply inspired by Ernest Callenbach’s utopian novel of the same name, is a knowledge centre focused on permaculture and sustainable development in Sweden, run by social entrepreneurs Karin Malmgren and Roland Birgersson. The...

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Selina Botham |
Wednesday, 2nd July 2014

Incorporating wildlife friendly areas into our gardens is very important. Bees, bugs and butterflies all help in the pollination process, as well creating balanced ecosystems. Even larger wildlife have a place in the ecosystems, helping control pests and...

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Maddy Harland |
Monday, 30th June 2014

The NM Tree and Garden Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico has discovered that Monsanto is buying heirloom seed companies. They are also buying the trademarks to a number of heirloom seeds. This means that you may think you are supporting an heirloom seed...

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Aranya |
Wednesday, 25th June 2014

Mobile phones and tablets have rapidly become part of our daily lives and most of us now carry them almost everywhere we go. Nearly three quarters of us in the UK now own a smartphone1 and over two thirds in the US,2 and these can do so much...