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Rebecca Hosking |
Friday, 30th January 2015

We've just noticed mole hills in the field where the sheep are now currently grazing. Previously this field was exhausted over-grazed pasture. The evidence that we now have moles in that field...

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Wayne Weiseman |
Tuesday, 27th January 2015

It is difficult to drive down America’s highways without seeing tall stalks of mullein on almost every embankment. At times I have gotten so mesmerized with this plant that not even the person...

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http://farmhack.net/tools/culticycle |
Wednesday, 14th January 2015

A pedal powered tractor that can cultivate, seed, spray, or pull gear for most low horsepower tasks.

Small tractors do many jobs very well and very fast, but also consume fuel, compact...

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Ann Palmer / Gaia Dance |
Tuesday, 16th December 2014

Give us the freedom
(To the tune of 'O come, all ye faithful')
Original tune by John Francis Wade

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Beth Tilston |
Wednesday, 26th November 2014

If I am to leave behind me a legacy, a lasting gift to the world, let it be this: the garlicky marrow ring, the garlic marrow-mari, the marrow kiev. Call it what you will, the fact remains that...

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Alan Jewell |
Thursday, 6th November 2014

Many people will, like me, have had wellies that have sprung a small leak.

I have found that most wellies will melt with heat, enabling a repair to be made.

Initially, I used a...

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Phil Moore |
Thursday, 4th September 2014

There's a place where the gardens are back to front and where one person's shed is another one's tool box. Welcome to Hoad Terrace, where the gardens provide the stepping stones to community....

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Carl Legge |
Friday, 15th August 2014

You know that feeling when you pick more courgettes towards the back end of the summer. More! You've eaten them raw, stuffed, sautéed, griddled, baked, on pizza, with pasta, in salads and soups...