Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dreaming of perennial polycultures and forest gardens

I really enjoy reading other people’s blogs; in particular the regular posts on This Low Carbon Life (http://transitionnorwich.blogspot.com/) and the Social Reporter’s blog on the Transition network site (http://www.transitionnetwork.org/stories/charlotte-du-cann/2011-09/welcome-social-reporting-project). The varied posts are unfailingly inspirational, informative, moving and practical; and … Continue reading

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Raised beds or no raised beds?

Yesterday I received a catalogue from a supplier of horticultural products.  These range from planters and raised beds to green house equipment, tools and lawn care, with much else besides.  Two years ago I bought a very useful stand which … Continue reading

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Adaptability … versatility … resilience ….?

Now we have the wintry weather I was yearning for a few months back with all its attendant discomforts.  Yesterday afternoon I was at the shops with the wind blowing fast and furious and battering my face with mini ice balls.  They … Continue reading

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