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Charles Dowding |
Thursday, 24th April 2014
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Charles Dowding shares his experiments with no-dig vegetable beds and sowing plants in relation to the moon phases. In one area of his market garden Charles is experimenting with three different beds - dig with no compost, no-dig with no compost and no-dig with compost. He's even added rock dust to...
 
Charles Dowding |
Wednesday, 23rd April 2014
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Charles Dowding has been no-dig gardening for over 20 years. In the last year he created an abundant market garden, filled with a huge array of fruits and vegetables on what was previously weedy pasture land. Here he shares his knowledge on sowing seeds and planting seedlings in the propagator.  He...
 
Permaculture Ideas |
Thursday, 10th April 2014
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Hugelkultur beds have many benefits, from soil aeration to carbon sequestering. Not only are they easy to create, they are also a great way to use up old pieces of wood and because they are built vertically, they take up less space - perfect for a small garden! The wood decays over a long period of...
 
101 Visions |
Saturday, 22nd March 2014
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A quick and easy guild to building with glass bottles. Recycling glass bottles is a great way to create a stunning and unique wall in your home, shed or garden. They are easy to make and with such a variety of colours and shapes out there, so many different designs can be made! Further Resources...
 
SciFri |
Saturday, 15th March 2014
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Chris and Malissa Tack worked out they had spent $58,000 on rent in the last four years. They decided to change all that by building their very own tiny home. They designed the 140-square-foot home on computer first and set about building it though they had never undertaken a build project on this...
 
Permaculture magazine |
Wednesday, 12th March 2014
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How do we help our children reconnect with Nature and learn about sustainability, especially when they have never spent time in Nature? Woodlander Ben Law, Permaculture editor, Maddy Harland, and Christine Seaward from the Sustainability Centre, all describe the kind of activities that happen at...
 
Maddy Harland |
Thursday, 6th March 2014
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Charles Dowding is the master of No Dig gardening. Tim and I were lucky enough to visit him in late autumn and not only enjoy learning how he gardens (he is a dedicated experimenter), we also got to eat an entire three course meal from the garden in November. It was delicious. We were so inspired...
 
Kirsten Dirksen |
Saturday, 1st March 2014
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Architect Valentina Maini has created a multi-functioning space in her 25 square metre (269 square feet) apartment in Barcelona. By hiding her bed behind closet space and making it higher, Valentina's bedroom becomes its own room without walls. She gets different views from around the room that...
 
John D. Liu |
Sunday, 23rd February 2014
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John D. Liu is an environmental film maker, travelling the world exploring how countries follow natures systems to find solutions to droughts and flooding. Ranging from China to Rwanda, communities are feeling the effects of a changing climate. Along with intensive agriculture that depletes the...
 
Watershedmg.org |
Wednesday, 19th February 2014
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The tippy tap is a low cost, low tech, low water, hands-free device to promote hand washing with soap. Wild campers and festival goers will appreciate this simple design consisting of a ocuple of sticks, an empty container, rope, gravel, a nail and a soap to introduce more hygiene into our lives....
 

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