Thursday, 29th June 2017
Charles Dowding shows the sowing, thinning, planting and harvesting stages of beetroot. He starts his first sowing in February but you can sow through to mid-summer for an autumn harvest. Useful links No Dig Organic Home and Garden by Charles Dowding & Stephanie Hafferty Watch: Charles Dowding'...
Huws Nursery |
Friday, 23rd June 2017
Top tips from Huw's Nursery on what veggies to grow in shade. Useful links No Dig Organic Home and Garden by Charles Dowding and Stephanie Hafferty Using perennial polycultures to create mulches and fertilisers How to make vertical raised beds
Friday, 9th June 2017
Another moveable tiny home to be envious of! This converted school bus includes shower, toilet, kitchen, fold-away bed, solar panels and a water tank that holds enough for owner Charlie for 7-10 days. His solar panels create enough electricity for him to play electric guitar and regularly use his...
TEDx Talks |
Monday, 5th June 2017
Energy Revolution author, Howard Johns, recently gave a talk at TEDxExeter. Featured above, the talk explores how far renewable energy has come across the world, how many community projects are taking the clean and renewable step and how you could be a part of it. - In 2016, Norway got 98% of their...
Hannelore Nobel |
Wednesday, 31st May 2017
Finland, with the United States of America, were bottom of the global education ratings for poor results. Then they totally transformed their educational system and soared to the top of the charts. How did they do it?! First of all, they banned hours of homework. They asked their children to spend...
Ragmans Farm |
Tuesday, 16th May 2017
Jairo Restrepo is a leading teacher and practitioner in the application of technologies such as bokashi, biofertilser, native microbe ferments and the use of trace elements for soil bioremediation. These enable farmers at any scale to produce the fertility they need within their own farms and...
Huws Nursery |
Tuesday, 9th May 2017
Huw Richards, a young grower in Wales, shares his 10 top tips for making your veggie patch more productive. From mulching, slug hunting parties to successional planting and using the vertical spaces. Useful links Charles Dowding's Vegetable Garden Diary Permaculture in Pots: How to grow food in...
Huws Nursery |
Friday, 28th April 2017
Learn how to easily propagate blackberries and other vine fruit with two simple methods. Useful links How to plant a fruit tree really well Watch: How to graft a fruit tree How to Grow Your Own Nuts
Charles Dowding |
Tuesday, 25th April 2017
No dig expert, Charles Dowding, shows how he produces his own compost. With several different areas for compost making, Charles explains the basic ingredients, the right conditions and the variables (you can add coffee grounds, shredded branches, food waste, garden waste). Useful links There's a...
Vera Greutink - Grown to Cook |
Tuesday, 18th April 2017
Vera Greutink from The Netherlands has been sharing her polyculture adventures with Permaculture magazine for several years. Here she explains how she grows an annual polyculture of mustard leaves, letuce, spring onions, carrots, parnsips and beetroots. In the new issue of Permaculture magazine,...