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Rozie Apps |
Thursday, 14th May 2015

The world is slowly waking up to the unsustainable nature of the Fashion Industry.

With the collapse of an eight storey building killing over 1,100 clothing factory workers and injuring another 2,500 in Savar, Bangladesh and several other factories catching on fire killing and injuring hundreds, action needs to be taken.

Side Ways |
Friday, 8th May 2015

You may or may not recognise Juan Anton. Juan featured in the winning image in our photo competition in PM84, where he was watering in his polytunnel in Spain. Juan's polytunnel/greenhouse is made from bamboo and plastic, with a stone and earth wall to absorb day time heat to then radiate back out at night.

Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 30th April 2015

In celebration of International Permaculture Day: In Support of Soil (Sunday 3rd May 2015), editor of Permaculture magazine, Maddy Harland shares how she builds soil in her veggie beds and forest garden.

Geoff Lawton |
Wednesday, 29th April 2015

In 2000, Geoff Lawton started to 'green' the desert, creating a magical food forest in the Dead Sea Valley. This 30 minute film shows how it was done. It begins with the famous original 'Greening the Desert' five minute video clip, and then continues into Part II, a 2009 update to the 2001 original. 

Permaculture Artisans |
Wednesday, 22nd April 2015

Even if you only have a small urban garden a pond is a really beneficial part of every design. Erik Ohlsen explains how well designed ponds can stack multiple functions. They can create an aquaculture system in which to grow fish and plants for eating.

Living Big in a Tiny House |
Friday, 17th April 2015

We love Tiny Homes because they allow builders to be creative, adventurous and use upcycling, off grid technology and personalised artistic touches. Imagine if all our homes were as inspired!

Gavin Munro |
Wednesday, 15th April 2015

Gavin Munro is a British furniture designer and maker. He decided that rather than cutting up timber and joining it together, he would experiment with special moulds to guide branches into ready-made chairs, tables and lampshades. He prunes and grafts growing trees directly into shape.

Living Big In A Tiny House |
Friday, 10th April 2015

This is a transformer with a difference. Driving down the road it is a truck, but watch it park up and transform into not just a cleverly designed tiny home but one family's very own castle.