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Three easy herbs to grow
Friday, 9 Jul, 2010 – 5:15 | 2 Comments
Three easy herbs to grow

To support Garden Organic’s One Pot Pledge, I want to share three delicious and easy-to-grow herbs with you!
Even if you are without a garden, all you need is a sunny spot – a porch, windowsill …

Honey bees in decline
Friday, 7 May, 2010 – 5:28 | Comments Off
Honey bees in decline

To finish our celebration of National Honey week, it’s time to think about the furry workers who make the honey for us!
So far we’ve looked at the amazing healing powers of manuka honey, looked at …

The Tao of weeding
Monday, 12 May, 2008 – 12:25 | Comments Off
The Tao of weeding

I’ve been out spending time in our much-neglected garden today. I must admit a deepening sense of defeat at times with our horsetail-ridden clay bed.
A week ago the soil was still too wet to handle …

Compost Awareness Week Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May
Friday, 2 May, 2008 – 1:50 | Comments Off
Compost Awareness Week Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May

Compost awareness week, in association with WRAP and The Composing Association runs from Sunday 4th to Saturday 10th May. This is one of the first steps to self sufficiency and something I am particularly passionate …

Teaching children about the environment – five tips
Wednesday, 16 Apr, 2008 – 2:32 | 11 Comments
Teaching children about the environment – five tips

Little Miss Green asked me what global warming was yesterday. It was something she heard me mention in a conversation with somebody else.
She knows that Mother Nature doesn’t like us to cut down trees unnecessarily, …