Biomatrix Water |
Wednesday, 16th January 2019
Biomatrix Water are bringing nature back into urban areas through their floating ecosystems. Here they show the difference these floating ecosystems can have, with examples from Chicago, Manila and Manchester. It's becoming more evident that spending time in nature is good for our health, so...
Planet Community |
Thursday, 20th December 2018
The ecovillage at Dancing Rabbit, Northeastern Missouri, is a great example of a positive intentional community. Dancing Rabbit is a living experiment to uncover how to live more sustainably. They are doing this cooperatively, because they believe it is the secret ingredient to resiliency. Witness...
Charles Dowding |
Friday, 14th September 2018
More top tips from Chalres Dowding, this time sharing how to deal with bindweed in a no dig garden. Useful links Charles Dowding's latest book: No Dig Organic Home and Garden Watch: How to get the best harvests Watch: Charles Dowding's Homacres, after 4 years
Louis Johnson |
Friday, 31st August 2018
In the last few years, we've featured Reepham High School's Allotment Project in Permaculture Magazine International. Now you can get a true feel for the place with this short documentary. The project is an amazing place for children to learn about growing, but also to get outdoors, work together...
Huws Nursery |
Friday, 25th May 2018
Huws Nursery takes us on a trip around Charles Dowding's productive 1/4 acre market garden at Homeacres. Charles is a no dig expert, with over 25 years experience in vegetable growing. His abundant garden produces market quality food year round, through no dig beds, a greenhouse, polytunnel and...
Tiny House Giant Journey |
Tuesday, 15th May 2018
This beautiful converted van is a rentable camper with a slice of 'bee support'. The van includes a cooking area, mini sink, a heater, and even a built in sound system. There's plenty of storage and smart swaps for easy living, such as hexagonal 'honeycomb' holes instead of door knobs, and inset...
Huws Nursery |
Tuesday, 24th April 2018
Another useful video from Huw's Nursery. Here Huw shows his four bin composting system. The rotations allow for a constant space for new waste material, and enough time for each pile to decompose properly into usable compost. As Huw says, "You can never have enough compost!" Useful links 5 steps to...
Charles Dowding |
Friday, 2nd February 2018
Expert 'no digger' and market gardener, Charles Dowding, gives his tips for growing calabrese and cabbages. Want to learn more about no dig gardening? Check out Charles Dowding's latest book, co-authored with Stephanie Hafferty. Full details for the book, No Dig Organic Home and Garden are here: ...
Ane Mari Aakernes |
Monday, 29th January 2018
Extreme salad man, Stephen Barstow, grows over 2,000 perennial vegetables in his Norwegian garden, 63 degrees north (in the Arctic circle). Stephen's known for making salads from his many varieties of plants, and in this video series, he creates one with 211 different ingredients, all from his...
Monday, 22nd January 2018
Plastic pollution has been making the headlines in recent years. The BBC's 'Blue Planet 2' series has also increased our awareness of the plastic problems. In this Ted Talk, Natalie from City to Sea (www.citytosea.org.uk) shares how easy it is for us all to have a positive impact on reducing...