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Bokashi Soil Generator – Turn food waste into nutrient-rich soil

What do you do with your bokashi bin contents if you don’t have a large garden to dig them into? As discussed in the previous Bokashi Composting article, you can always put the processed bokashi food waste into your compost … Continue reading

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Bokashi Composting – How to process waste that can’t go in your compost or worm farm

  Are you into recycling but are still throwing away some food scraps because you can’t put them in your compost bin or worm farm? Large amounts of citrus and onions, or any food that contains fish and meat should … Continue reading

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Cities – Food Free Zones? The Creation of the Urban Food Desert

I’ve just written a confronting article for Permaculture Research Institute which looks into why we don’t have food growing in public spaces, the problem of urban areas becoming ‘food deserts’ and the role urban agriculture can play to address the … Continue reading

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Biochar: The Oldest New Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

Here’s a great video on biochar by Wae Nelson at TEDxOrlando  that shows what a difference biochar makes to plants, people and the planet! Wae Nelson was employed as a mechanical engineer in the aerospace and defense industries for many … Continue reading

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Permaculture Ethics – Making Them Work

I’ve just written an article for Permaculture Research Institute which addresses concerns raised by some segments of the Permaculture community about the Permaculture ethics, see the whole article here – Permaculture Ethics – Making Them Work

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Crop Rotation Systems for Annual Vegetables

Vegetable gardeners can run into major issues with productivity and diseases in their vegetable garden if they’re not practising crop rotation. Read more about using crop rotation systems to increase garden productivity, reduce pests and diseases and increase soil fertility. There are also some … Continue reading

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Hugelkultur Bed Construction for Large and Small Spaces

Learn how to construct two different types of Hügelkultur raised beds which will allow you to compost all those heavy branches, tree trunks and woody prunings while at the same time improving the fertility and water retention of your soil. … Continue reading

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