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Today’s lesson (for me) – Teamwork!

Well it’s a bright and early start (at least for old codgers like me). Up and at it 8 a.m. Even managed a couple of boiled eggs (we’re lucky to have friends (Mark & Jessica) who give us eggs from their profuse supply (apologies Vegan friends). At 9 o’clock Jason […]

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Distress

Distress What are friends for?  Well sometimes ‘the world is too much with us’.  And we need a steadying hand on the tiller of life.  Steering our way through all that life brings us isn’t always easy.  Think of it like the unsinkable Titanic… we’re sailing along fine, our bodies […]

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I Feel the Earth Move Under My Feet

The Red Shed North hardy plant nursery – designed for forest gardens Newsflash- the full story We are delighted to announce the Red Shed Nursery is moving.  A little history, a little of the present and a little of the future are needed to understand this announcement. Our original nursery […]

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Apple Day October 19th 2019

Well now… As the very first people to run Apple day in Scotland way back when in the 1980’s we’ve more experience than most. This year we moved from the second weekend to the third to avoid clashing with other events. What we did clash with was the most almighty […]

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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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