It’s a new dawn in the North….Or it could be……

Hello Everyone, I’m angry oh so very angry today. So I’ll start by apologising for the rant that’s to come. So what has awakened my ire ? Well its two articles in Fridays mirror. Not a newspaper i read a lot but at least it assumes its readers can actually read which is lot more […]

1st ever HarFest: Alternative Harvest Festival takes place in Doncaster on Oct 2nd…

The PermaFuture project, along with the Living Arts Trust and PIXIEWORKS, are helping to create HarFest, an alternative harvest festival, at The Leopard on West St in Doncaster next Sunday – 2nd October. Why not drop by and bring something for the ‘harvest table’? If you live in Donny why not help spread the word… […]

Natural Savings: Gardening on a Budget

Well hello there every one, Here’s a few money saving tips from nancy at surviving and thriving on pennies, via retro house wife goes green, don’t forget to check them out and make friends. I know i have ! Most people think you need to invest a lot to start a garden but that’s not […]

Good S**t! The Humanure Handbook: Second Edition is now available online…

The second edition of the very excellent The Humanure Handbook: A Guide to Composting Human Manure is now available as an eBook over at the Permaculture Design Courses Blogspot… enjoy 😀

More Mushrooms ! An interview with Paul staments

Hi folks, here is an interview with Paul Staments. It’s a bit long but funny in places so well worth taking the time to read. It may just change the way you view the planet we live with….. What is fungal intelligence? Paul Staments, the “Mycelium Messenger” reveals the great ecological purpose of mycelium – […]

Mycelium running

Mycelium, Mushrooms ,fungi, Fungus. The world beneath our feet is full of wonder and mystery. From microbes and beetles to worms and larvae the soil beneath our feet is a hive of activity turning organic matter and rock into a rich moist medium we rely on for our survival. So what role does mycelium play […]

Getting Back to the Land (on any budget!)…

I (Warren) picked a nice clump of Jack-by-the-Hedge (Alliaria petiolata) on my walk to work this morning – more on this plant in a forthcoming post – which I added to my sandwich filling during my lunch. A collegue was intrigued, so I gave him a taste; this led to a conversation about my ecological […]