Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive systems which have the diversity, stability and resilience of natural ecosystems.
THE SEPTEMBER 2014 NEWSLETTER
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THE SUN INN, HIGH STREET, FROM 8PM
Ex-hurricane Bertha paused to allow us to explore the topic of mulching and green manures unhampered by umbrellas. The rain stopped for a neat 2 hours, resuming only at 3.35pm as we wrapped up. We talked about what exactly is a mulch? (any loose or sheet material laid over the soil surface); what's the point of mulching?; and what to do with a green manure when you want the space for other crops (cut & leave? cut & compost? dig it in? cover it in mulch?).
CONNIE'S TRIP TO BAKEWELL
Connie is now four years old and has had a few adventures over the years, but until July 2014 she'd never been out of Buxton, and never been in a vehicle. But when the request came for her to go to the Bakewell Green Fair, well - what could she say!? The horse box they sent to collect her was barely big enough, but she squeezed in there, and had a great day meeting new friends and old. As well as spreading the message that Consumerism is No Good!