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,...
Great Big Story |
Thursday, 13th April 2017
How a couple in India regenerated 300 acres of cardamom and coffee fields, creating a biodiverse ecosystem and wildlife sanctuary. A great example of restoration. Useful links Earth restoration peace camps Watch: Restoring Ecosystems, Preventing Flooding, and Building Soil with John Liu John D. Liu...
Rob Greenfield |
Tuesday, 4th April 2017
You know permaculture has come of age when you start getting YouTubes like this. Here is The Permaculture Country Club in Costa Rica, part of Saint Michael’s Sustainable Community, where you can buy or rent a house with green technologies like living roofs and walls. Every house has edible...
LOVE IT TV |
Monday, 3rd April 2017
Reforesting Scotland share how to stratify seeds so that you can grow your own trees. Stratification is the process of treating collected or stored seed prior to planting. It mimics what would happen to the seed in its natural setting before germination. Planting trees is vital to the health of our...
Formidable Vegetable Sound System |
Friday, 31st March 2017
Premier of Trees Eat Us All featuring Hugo The Poet! What happens when you cross a permie electro-funk band with a performance poet? Great things! Formidable Vegetable Sound System took their Tree Eat Us All tribute to the late, great Bill Mollison and merged it with a fine rap from Hugo. We asked...