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Why hawthorn is the perfect tree for small gardens, and five varieties to plant  | The Telegraph

Why hawthorn is the perfect tree for small gardens, and five varieties to plant

A mystery tree spotted in a Suffolk hedgerow turns out to be the ideal all-rounder for small plots

How a 'tree mortgage' scheme could turn an Indian town carbon neutral | Global development | The Guardian

How a 'tree mortgage' scheme could turn an Indian town carbon neutral

Kerala villagers are reaping the benefits of a scheme that pays them to leave their trees rooted, reducing risk of deforestation

I confess to being a long-term sceptic of the permaculture bed-building technique called hügelkultur, in which waste wood is used as the base layer in compost-filled mounds. But change is good, and I find myself on the verge of hugelling...

How to Make Hugelkultur Beds for Growing Vegetables

I confess to being a long-term sceptic of the permaculture bed-building technique called hugelkultur, in which waste wood is used as the base layer in compost-filled mounds. But change is good, and I find myself on the verge of hugelling...

How to make strawberry gin and cinnamon bun gin.

Amazing Flavored Gin Recipes from the Garden

How to make strawberry gin and cinnamon bun gin.

Pears make a fine tree with beautiful blossom for cheering up a dull lawn, trained against a wall or grown in containers...

How to Grow Pears

Pears make a fine tree with beautiful blossom for cheering up a dull lawn, trained against a wall or grown in containers...

Learn how to build a rain garden that captures rainwater runoff from hard surfaces, such as a roof or pavement, for irrigation or to reduce water pollution. #watermanagement #rainbarrels #raingarden

How to Build a Rain Garden to Capture Runoff

Learn how to build a rain garden that captures rainwater runoff from hard surfaces, such as a roof or pavement, for irrigation or to reduce water pollution.

We were given the set of drawers to take to the dump. But it occured to me that if we drilled holes in it it would do very well for a produce store. We have a huge amount of apples to process each year and now we have a smart way to store some of the best ones right through to January.
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How To Make A Smart Apple Store From A Set Of Old Drawers

We were given the set of drawers to take to the dump. But it occured to me that if we drilled holes in it it would do very well for a produce store. We have a huge amount of apples to process each year and now we have a smart way to store some of the best ones right through to January.

Using stems of beautiful, flexible shrubby dogwood (cornus) in the garden. This is the ultimate eco tool, it can be used to weave raised beds, obalisks, baskets and more. It looks fantastic with winter flowers in Christmas displays but it is a great free source of edging and pliable enough keep straw in place when bent over tender plants to winterize them.
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Using Dogwoods (Cornus) In The Garden

Using stems of beautiful, flexible shrubby dogwood (cornus) in the garden. This is the ultimate eco tool, it can be used to weave raised beds, obalisks, baskets and more. It looks fantastic with winter flowers in Christmas displays but it is a great free source of edging and pliable enough keep straw in place when bent over tender plants to winterize them.

How to choose the best flowers for pollinators, why flat flowers like Yarrow and Sedum are so useful for them, the fragrances that they love, the colours that they can see and the native plants that encourage them most.
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A Simple Guide To A Pollinators Paradise

How to choose the best flowers for pollinators, why flat flowers like Yarrow and Sedum are so useful for them, the fragrances that they love, the colours that they can see and the native plants that encourage them most.

Our apple tree is the heart of our garden, but because it is an old one it needs quite a bit of attention. This video explores all the bugs that visit it in the course of a year, both beneficials and pests and how we keep it productive year by year organically.
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Perfect Apples Every Year

Our apple tree is the heart of our garden, but because it is an old one it needs quite a bit of attention. This video explores all the bugs that visit it in the course of a year, both beneficials and pests and how we keep it productive year by year organically.

We were given the set of drawers to take to the dump. But it occured to me that if we drilled holes in it it would do very well for a produce store. We have a huge amount of apples to process each year and now we have a smart way to store some of the best ones right through to January.
1:19

How To Make A Smart Apple Store From A Set Of Old Drawers

We were given the set of drawers to take to the dump. But it occured to me that if we drilled holes in it it would do very well for a produce store. We have a huge amount of apples to process each year and now we have a smart way to store some of the best ones right through to January.

Demythologising the process of composting, the greens, the browns and how easy it is to make this wonderful,free resource for the garden.
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Simple Composting

Demythologising the process of composting, the greens, the browns and how easy it is to make this wonderful,free resource for the garden.

Sloes are the sour, little blue black coloured fruit from the Blackthorn bush, not nice to eat they are gorgeous as a flavour for gin. Sloe gin is a delicacy, a foodies delight with an aroma straight from the hedgerows, drink in small glasses as a liqueur.
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How To Make Exceptional Sloe Gin

Sloes are the sour, little blue black coloured fruit from the Blackthorn bush, not nice to eat they are gorgeous as a flavour for gin. Sloe gin is a delicacy, a foodies delight with an aroma straight from the hedgerows, drink in small glasses as a liqueur.

What Victorian-era seaweed pressings reveal about our changing seas | Environment | The Guardian

What Victorian-era seaweed pressings reveal about our changing seas

A ‘women’s pastime’ practised by Queen Victoria, ‘seaweeding’ spread from the UK to California – now the samples are providing a glimpse into history

After working with this talented plant for 30 years, here are what I think are the seven best uses for comfrey...

7 Best Uses for Comfrey

After working with this talented plant for 30 years, here are what I think are the seven best uses for comfrey...

The no-flush movement: the unexpected rise of the composting toilet | Recycling | The Guardian

The no-flush movement: the unexpected rise of the composting toilet

We squander masses of clean water flushing away our own waste instead of using it as fertiliser. But a lavatorial eco revolution has now begun