Category Archives: permaculture

growing

With the garden under several inches of snow, my mind has turned to what to do when it’s all melted. I do so love this time of year for hatching plans and forming schemes. So here I am on the … Continue reading

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converging

Looking at my posts for the last few weeks you’d think I did nothing but run and go on holiday. Not true, of course, although I have done quite a bit of both of those things lately. The marathon is … Continue reading

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permaculture 5 – use and value renewable resources

At the beginning of last year I started writing about each of the permaculture principles in turn. A lot of what’s written about the principles is about land use, since that’s where permaculture has its origins. I’ve been trying to … Continue reading

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censored slug wars

I’d planned to come here tonight and tell you about the endless battles with slugs in my garden, but the photographs of their misdemeanours won’t upload from my computer, so we’ll have to talk about more cheerful things instead. (In … Continue reading

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soon

I’ve got so many things I want to say at the minute that I can’t bring myself to write any of them down! Do you know that feeling? Where they’re all swirling around in your head and because you can’t … Continue reading

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permaculture 4 – apply self-regulation and accept feedback

I’ve not been keeping up with my intention to write about a different permaculture principle each month. In fact, it seems I last wrote about this in June. Which is quite a while ago. I confess I’ve been putting this … Continue reading

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august days (3)

Friday 16th Woke to pouring rain, and remembered the leaking gutter. Spent an hour emptying the contents of the water butt onto the garden – the willow appreciated a drenching but the neighbours thought I was mad. Picked the last … Continue reading

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