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NaBloPoMo- Day 23

So we’ve made it two thirds of the way throught the NaBloPoMo with a post every day. It’s all about the figures and not about the figures. The numbers are … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

Weird Fruits!

At the allotment it’s often a surprise to find something unusual. Generally a pleasant surprise. But in the first week of November, this one really caught me out. Yep that’s … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

Councillor Green Wants DDT to Eradicate Bedbugs

Originally posted on Permaculture Hamilton:
The Liberation of Bergen-belsen Concentration Camp, May 1945After dressing in clean clothes, a woman inmate is dusted with DDT powder to kill the lice which…

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Busy at the Plot: Bury those Weeds

We’re very good at growing weeds. But they are a large challenge to dispose of. <a href="”&gt; First we fill the compost bins. All three. Then we usually do this. … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · 9 Comments

Big Yellow Taxi

They paved paradise And put up a parking lot With a pink hotel, a boutique And a swinging hot SPOT Don’t it always seem to go That you don’t know … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Pumpkin Soup: Nom Nom Nom!

There’s one thing on the plot that I await with anticipation. Pumpkins or squashes of any kind. We sometimes have the standard orange Halloween ones but not for holding candles. … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 12 Comments

10 Facts for Bob Geldof

Originally posted on GB on tour!:
Dear Sir Bob, Thanks so much for doing the Ebola fundraising thing. We hope you raise lots and lots of money. The only thing…

November 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

World Toilet Day

Today is World Toilet Day. 2.5 billion people don’t have access to toilets. There are so many reasons why having access to better sanitation is important. Women without access to … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 6 Comments

GF Jerusalem Artichoke Soufflé

One of our most prolific, low effort, permanent crops is the Jerusalem artichoke. I keep trying to get rid of them but they continue to thrive. I wrote about them … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

If you go down in the woods today….

…. You’d better not go alone.’ In our case go with a lovely mixture of British ish people, Italians and Dutch. And try to ensure there is a good mix … Continue reading

November 18, 2014 · 13 Comments

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