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Friendship

I have many friends. Of course, as we grow older, we lose some but we are always gaining some.  What are friends?  Well we tend to think of them as people who make us feel good.  Who make us happy.  We can share a laugh with them, and they enjoy […]

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Welcome to our new world

After many months / years of travelling and teaching we are hoping to settle down a bit now, write more share ideas and be more available. Watch this space for new input.

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Gardening For Kids: The Best Way To Better Their Lives

by Kevin Your kids mean the world to you. But you worry about them. Because they face a lot of problems in today’s world. The food they eat is unhealthy which can make them sick. They face a lot of stress and anxiety at school. And they seem to lack […]

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WHY DO YOU NEED TO ATTEND THE PDC (Permaculture Design Course)

Firstly: What you may or may not know about the state of the world. All across the planet people have been taking more than the earth has to give.  Global warming through the influence of industry was predicted in the nineteenth century. The climate has always changed.  Look at the […]

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Another Way of Learning

gently… After thirty years of engagement with Permaculture it never ceases to amaze me how the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) changes peoples’ lives. This brilliant understanding of how to meet peoples’ needs, without working so hard, and at the same time learning to minimise waste was crafted by Bill Mollison […]

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Spring is sprung

A concatenation of Jackdaws and Pheasants barking loudly as dusk comes on.  Wild garlic as lush as ever and flowers appearing.  Worcesterberries breaking bud.  I feel it’s going to be a good year.  So after all the forecasts of snow death and destruction 12 degrees again today.  Might be a […]

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Beyond – Gift for a Friend

Beyond   Sometimes in the night I wonder About the rights Of those who wander Through the green valleys of life Touching all who live With intimate connections Eloquently said With all the forms of life I’m with Linnaeus Rocks plants fish birds animals All live in different ways And […]

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Want to get in to Farming in Scotland?

Great opportunity:      

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Why is the sky blue?

On Permaculture Design Courses I have some home work questions I ask people when they’re going away of an evening.  This is one of them.  The point is merely to help people understand the value of having an enquiring mind- because all permaculture starts with observation… and next comes what […]

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Artists in Residence – Dave and Morag

During 2017, Dave Watson from FOLDYARD was Artist in Residence at Red Shed Nursery while he worked on ‘Gardens and Uncultivated Spaces’. A series of paintings made out in untamed nature, on farmlands, in private and public gardens – and at Red Shed Nursery. His aim at Red Shed was […]

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