Monthly Archives: March 2011

Successful Seed Saving

Robert Alcock, who works at Kew gave us some useful tips on seeds at the Ealing Allotments Partnership AGM on 16 March. Why bother saving seeds? Saves you money. You can easily spend up to ¬£50 on seeds over the … Continue reading

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Reducing water use and effort spent watering

It’s a while yet, but soon you’ll have a bunch of thirsty vegetable plants on the plot, requiring your attention and just the right amount of water! Actually, if you remember, last spring was exceptionally dry: it was the driest … Continue reading

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The Edible Garden Show

Just a reminder that The Edible Garden Show is on in¬†Warwickshire, if you’re going to be up that way this weekend (18th – 20th March). Garden Organic and The Soil Association are there, and there’s bound to be loads of … Continue reading

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Agroecology: UN Report promotes sustainable, organic farming

A new report commissioned by the UN’s Human Rights Commission, supports the use of organic techniques for food growing in the poorest countries of the world, and expects to double food output as a result. The term they use is … Continue reading

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