It’s that time of year. The grass is beginning to grow, and faster than you would imagine it could. Suddenly, it’s getting to the stage where it needs cutting, lest it overwhelm your food crops or smother your flower seeds or simply ruin your well-tended croquet lawn.
Huge thanks to our latest guest blogger, Rob Hopkins for allowing us to reproduce the following blog. Rob is the founder of the Transition network and author of five excellent books. Sometimes the simplest ideas carry with them, when thought through, such a powerful taste of how the future could be that they are quite irresistible. One such [...]
I hope you will all give a a warm welcome to environmental writer Ellie Garwood as she tells us about her selfsufficientish approach to spring cleaning. March is here – hurrah! We survived winter, and now as the days get longer, the sun starts getting higher in the sky, and temperatures break into double figures it really does [...]
In this our second instalment of guest blogs, Jono Stevens founder and chief of the excellent one man blog Real Men Sow “a cheery allotment blog”, tells us just how much an allotment can save you in a year. Last year I decided to work out how much money I saved by growing my own [...]