Green Manure – Dave Hamilton

August 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 1

Soil is a very complex living thing. In just one gram there can be over a 1000 million organisms, most of them beneficial to the gardener.  These organisms help weather rocks, releasing their mineral content […]

Dave Hamilton

May 26, 2012 Dave Hamilton 0

Dave Hamilton is a freelance writer, forager, garden tutor and garden consultant. His main work is as a garden writer and in this capacity he has written for (amongst others) BBC Gardener’s World Magazine, The […]

No-Dig Gardening

May 8, 2012 Dave Hamilton 2

The following article first appeared in ‘Grow your own’ magazine back in February as part of my ‘Theory Behind…’ series. In traditional gardening and farming, land is weeded and/or cleared of crops before a soil […]

When the hop fields come to town by Rob Hopkins

March 13, 2012 Andy Hamilton 2

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, […]

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