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thinking of organising a small introduction to permaculture course for people in rossendale. i only know a little bit about it so its not going to be longer than one day long on a weekend. I have a…Continue
i'm just looking for some mulching hay or whatever you have is good ... just trying to raise the height of a bed in my grandparents garden so that they can grow some foods and not break their backs…Continue
i just started a blog for a permaculture course i was just on at offshoots in Burnley. The course was absolutely amazing and i thoroughly recommend it to anyone interested in sustainability and growing your own food... this course is like the next level, its encapsulating every aspect of life from food to housing to money management etc etc. . .
have a look here : permaculture blog
i'm just recently back from newzealand where i did quite a bit of wwoofing and a lot of work on vineyards, orchards and also a bit of skiing ! Plenty of foraging and slowly but surely built on my love of nature and the environment i was living in. britain is just as beautiful but it just rains a lot more !
the pictures speak for themselves , some are from Nz but most are from england.
get in touch if you have a project that i might like to get involved with in Rossendale i have lots of energy for projects large and small i'm interested in growing veg fruit and herbs, painting, conservation, building projects, permaculture projects and so on !!!
An idea when you are planning your garden for next year is looking at companion planting and in particular Guilds. The most famous Guild that i learned about when i was doing my permaculture course is the Three Sisters Guild of Corn, Squash and Beans. I have been doing some reading about this guild and i'll copy and paste a little as some people have already written so much about this already and i can't really put it across any better than they already have !
Plant first the…Continue
I know it sounds like a really cool name for a brass band gig ! Actually Brassica is a group of edible vegetables that includes Broccoli, Kale , Cabbage , Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, Swedes, Turnips, Cress, Kohlrabi, Mustard, and Bok Choi.
i have never heard of Kohlrabi…Continue