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CAN WE AFFORD TO IGNORE GENETIC ENGINEERING
In this passionately argued article, Siobhan Mitchell explains why the subject of genetic engineering is too important to be ignored.
 
HERITAGE TOMATOES
Sue Stickland gives adventurous treatment to the heritage of tomatoes. History and growing tips for all kinds of tomatoes.
 
GROUND COVER PLANTS FOR FOREST GARDENS
Patrick Whitefield explores the pitfalls and possibilities in reducing work and maintaining yield using good ground cover.
 
HOW TO GROW MUSHROOMS
Keen amateur mycologist, Richard Scrase describes the life-cycle of fungus and explains how to grow mushrooms on wood and in compost.
 
PEST CONTROL WITHOUT POISONS
Introducing the first in a practical series of articles by the team at the Henry Doubleday Research Association who share with us their knowledge and experience in growing food organically. Richard Smedley writes.
 
PLANTS TO PIG OUT ON – Part 2
Roots, Leaves and Flowers. Ken Fern entices us to experiment with edible roots, leaves and flowers in part two of his insights into edible plants.
 
IN THE RAW: A HIGH ENERGY DIET
Steve Charter provides some nourishing thoughts on permaculture diet and lifestyle.
 
GOWING NUTS IN BRITAIN: PART ONE
Ray Brown, of Nutwood Nurseries, has been experimenting with growing as many kind of nut trees as possible in Cheshire, England. Here in the first of two articles, he describes commonly grown nut trees.
 
THE CARDBOARD REVOLUTION… HOW TO MAKE A NO-DIG, WEED FREE, WATER CONSERVING GARDEN

 
LIFE IN CLOVER, OR TRIAL BY GREEN MANURE
Andy Waterman describes his no-dig, green manure, low input system tested on his own allotment.
 
ALLOTMENT FORESTRY: A COMMUNITY INITIATIVE
Geoffrey Sinclair & Adria Pittock tell the story of a set of allotments with a difference – providing a focus for local people, growing useful resources, and creating a place to learn new skills.
 
GETTING SPACE TO BREATH: SETTING UP ECOLOGICAL HOUSING CO-OPS
Rachel Banks tells the remarkable story of three Welsh housing co-ops.
 
LIGHT ON THE HORIZON
Madeleine Harmond reports on the Tweed Horizons Centre For Sustainable Technology, pioneers of economic and cultural regeneration.
 
SPUDS IN TYRES
Michael Guerra offers some useful tips on growing potatoes in old car tyres.
 
POLLUTION SOLUTION
Julian Abrahams explains how Wastes such as sewage, farm slurries, silage liquor, dairy wastes and wash-down water can be converted into useful, valuable or at least non-polluting products through Wetland Ecosystem Treatment systems.
 
PERMACULTURE GOES TO SCHOOL
Stephen Froom, permaculture designer tells the story of how permaculture went to school with sponsorship from the Devon Wildlife Trust.
 
CLOSE TO THE LAND & HOLDING YOUR GROUND
David Crouch describes the changing culture of allotments, the reasons for their decline and their vital place in permaculture.
 
THE MINIMALIST GARDEN – Part 3
In the last of a series of three articles, Patrick Whitefield looks at how to establish and maintain his favoured system of gardening – highly productive with minimal effort.
 
FOREST FARMING IN SPAIN
Ruth Bond relates her experiences after three years of helping Rory Corcoran on his forest farm in the mountains of Malaga in Southern Spain.
 
RYTON’S FOREST GARDEN
Jane Powell writes about a collaboration between the Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA) and the Permaculture Association at 10 acres of demonstration gardens near Coventry.
 
THE TREEBOG
Jay Treebough describes a simple, safe and solar powered method of composting toilet wastes.
 
BROADSCALE PERMACULTURE REALITIES
Matt Dunwell from Ragman's Lane Farm explains why permaculture farming is different from back yard permaculture.
 
INCREDIBLE EDIBLE CITIES
Tony Garnet of the National Food Alliance reports on a growing trend in British cities.
 
KILLING THE SACRED COW – CONVERSATIONS WITH DAVID HOLMGREN: PART 3
Saving the planet by staying at home.
 

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