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    New design and a fixed forum

    Hi there Ishers, lurkers and other random viewers from the internet. We have a new design for the main site, all the content is there just a few tweaks for future expansion [...]
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    Jobs to be done in May

    Here’s another very old article I’ve decided to resurrect, some of the links go to the old website and may look a little dated now! The garden in May can be a [...]
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    In Memory of Nick Gooderham

    Last year I lost a very good friend, Nick Gooderham, to pancreatic cancer.  Nick ran a salad, vegetable and cut flower farm in Dartington, close to Totnes in Devon UK [...]
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    Noodle Salad

    The following recipe is taken from our book The Self Sufficient-ish Bible.  Looking back at it there may be a couple of thing I would do now, which I didn’t in the [...]

What not to buy for Christmas

At Christmas there is an inordinate amount of pressure on us to buy things we don’t need with money we haven’t got.   Relatives and friends seem to pop up out of the [...]

December 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

Autumn Reviews

We’ve got a mixed bag for you this autumn, a brilliant new polytunnel book, a DVD on intentional communities and a set of books from a  perennial organic gardener. How [...]

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

What’s wrong with my compost?

Composting is not rocket science but it is easy to get it wrong.  The trick is to have a balance of materials and not just throw it all in together and hope for the best. [...]

September 12, 2010 // 3 Comments

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