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Our Children’s Role in the Grow Your Own Movement
The importance of children in the Grow Your Own Movement, how we can encourage them to get involved in growing & gardening & why it is important to get them involved.
Preparing Your Soil for Growing
A short blog providing tips on preparing your soil for growing. This includes when & how to dig & caring for your tools.
Storing and Preserving your Harvest
Harvesting is such a satisfying time when growers can be rewarded with efforts put into growing their crops. Therefore, it is important to consider storing appropriately in order to keep them for as long as possible at their best.
Insects and Small Animals, Pest or Helpers?
Auxilliary insects and small animals, also called helpers, can improve crops even when they may commonly be known as pests.
Most community areas and urban landscapes have small plots of neglected and abandoned patches of land. These could easily be transformed into enjoyable spaces for local people. Individuals, or groups, reclaiming such spaces and growing flowers, trees
Keeping pigs is easy and profitable. Pigs are adapted to a variety of climates, and raised throughout the world. It’s an easy and profitable business.
Part four of our overwintering series - keeping cattle safe over winter - a lot depends on the kind of barn you have.
Part three of our overwintering series - Keeping chickens warm and healthy over a cold winter
Part two of our overwintering series - Some tips on keeping ducks over the winter period
Part one of our overwintering series - Goats can handle the cold as they grow a thick cashmere coat in winter
Why is it good for us to get our hands dirty?
We all know that feeling of well-being after being outside in nature. But how does getting our hands dirty really benefit us?
Why should we grow our own fruit and vegetables?
We are living in a very precarious world, with so many changes happening. Whilst a lot of this is out of our control, one thing that we can focus on and control – is to start to grow our own vegetables.