The Crossing |
Friday, 24th February 2017
Take a look at The Crossing. It is a Community Supported Agriculture scheme and smallholding, working with closed-loop energy systems, providing affordable local food, free from pesticides, herbicides and fungicides for the people of Forest Row. Run by a young family, it is a beauitful example of...
Charles Dowding |
Wednesday, 15th February 2017
Charles Dowding, explains how using no dig methods and the right timings for sowing and planting, you can reap the best harvests. In Charles' market garden, the no dig beds are fed with compost every year. This provides nutrients for the plants, and feeds the soil without it needing to be dug,...
Ane Mari Aakernes |
Wednesday, 8th February 2017
Stephen Barstow, author of, Around the World in 80 Plants, travels the world speaking about his 'edimental' experiences. Stephen lives in Norway, and grows over 2,000 plants in his near Arctic Circle garden, most of which are edible perennials. He has fresh leaves and vegetables all year round, and...
Friday, 3rd February 2017
With some clever building and design, this couple have turned their Berlingo van into a mini camper. Definitley some ideas here for anyone wanting to convert their own van into a camper. More ideas Watch: How to make a bicycle driven light weight micro camper How to build a gypsy caravan from...
United Earth |
Wednesday, 1st February 2017
Fed up with the current paradigm of scarcity, nasty policies that discriminate against ordinary people, and the drip, drip, drip feeding of toxic fake news? We are! So here's a breath of fresh air. Here's a film about the founding of a global movement that speaks to the hearts and minds of all...
Monday, 30th January 2017
Charles Dowding sgares his tips for multisowing vegetable seed, to get strong harvests in a short time. It also reduces the use of compost and space taken up in the greenhouse or polytunnel. Useful links His new diary is avialble now here:
Plant Abundance |
Friday, 27th January 2017
Watch as Youtuber Dan, from Plant Abundance, shares the early years of how he set up his urban food forest. It started as a lawn, now he has a diverse mini forest garden with plums, pomegranates, perennial vegetables and annuals. Dan learnt to keep his raised beds flexible so he could work on the...
Charles Dowding |
Thursday, 19th January 2017
No dig expert, Charles Dowding, walks us around his market garden in the winter months. Through January he has parsnips, lambs lettuce, perennial kale, savoy cabbage, red dragon mustard, as well as spring cabbage and broccoli that will be ready in the spring. Want more from Charles? His new diary...
Schumacher College |
Monday, 2nd January 2017
Rob Hopkins, co-founder of the Transition movemement, and Shaun Chamberlin, author and activist, present the work of the late and great Dr David Fleming who died in 2010. A man ahead of his time, he remains a key influence on the Transition movement, Green Party, New Economics Foundation and the...
Franz Fitzke and Jorg Schauberger |
Tuesday, 27th December 2016
An excellent documentary on the genius of Viktor Schauberger and his son, Walter Schauberger, who spent their lives researching and utilising water's hidden qualities. A fascinating exploration of their groundbreaking discoveries and water's secret qualities, it begins with Shauberger's early work...