Worm Tower Project

We have all been there – stack after stack of plastic pots left over from all the plants you have bought over the years. I am sure they breed in…

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Garden Retrofit Ideas & Tips

Over my Christmas break I plan to start my project converting some unused stables into a teaching venue and turning the land around the stables into an example of a…

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Hugelkulture Garden Bed
Hugelkultur structure

Hugelkulture Garden Bed

Down the back of my yard there was an ugly pile of old rotting stumps and logs. They had been waiting patiently for me to make a hugelkultur garden bed…

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Planting Seeds Using Soil Temperature
Use your wrist to check soil temperature

Planting Seeds Using Soil Temperature

Spring has arrived and as the weather warms you have started dreaming about all the seeds you will soon be planting. I can hear the pages of those enticing seed…

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Nitrogen Fixing Legumes

No doubt you have all heard about the important role that nitrogen plays in your soil. Many of you have also heard of the great benefits of the legumes (peas…

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