S39 Academy of Permaculture
3rd March 2021

Goodbye to an old friend

I am trying not to be too upset, but the beautiful forest garden we designed and planted at Busoga high school is going to be ...
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bonfire biochar

Biochar on a bonfire

Treflach farm laid some of their hedges last winter. This created piles of brash, narrow diameter sticks and twigs that are hard to use usefully ...
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Making fuel from plastic waste

Reclaiming energy from plastic is a huge untapped potential and can help eliminate the plastic waste slowly choking the envirnoment.
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PDC Treflach Farm

It is a an on-line PDC with a 4-day camp in the middle, and an option to return to the farm for the final weekend. ...
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Farm scale permaculture, the next step

Above: Professor Martin Wolfe at Wakelyns Farm, Suffolk a few years ago. He is explaining how resilience, disease resistance and long term soil fertility is ...
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Compost champions!

I take my hat off for the Save School project team, led by Rose Nibagwire, making what to me looks like the biggest compost heap ...
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Angie Polkey on seeds

There is an amazing bio-regional and ethical seed company near us, here in Wales. They sell only open pollinated seeds – they encourage seed saving, ...
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Thoughts on gully erosion

Water, to be useful and to become available to plants needs to soak into the ground. Problems always can occur when there is surface flow, ...
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