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Planting Trees

I planted some trees yesterday. Well, some were shrubs. But they all were ‘sort of’ trees, all British natives, and all researched carefully.

For a boggy area, a willow and an alder. 545 more words

General Blog Posts

Christmas Polytunnel Project

We don’t celebrate Christmas, instead we do special Christmas projects that help us to do something new and crazy on the smallholding. Early projects have included building an alpaca shelter (so we could get the alpacas); building a sheep shelter (ready for lambing); building a… 393 more words


Planting One Billion Trees A Year By Using Drones

As upwards of 26 billion trees are cut down every year and only 15 billion are replanted, we’re facing a deficit. As seed bombing has taken on a new meaning, airplanes are retrofitted to drop seeds instead of bombs; the potential for replantation is vast.  151 more words


Plant trees by using Google searchbar with Ecoasia

The idea behind this is really cool! With this Google searchbar provided by Ecoasia you can search the internet and plant trees at the same time. 62 more words


4,000 volunteers plant over 90,000 trees across Romania in one day

Volunteers have planted over 70,ooo trees in 7 counties of Romania. This huge tree planting has been done within the campaign ” We plant good deeds for Romania”. 161 more words

Good News

Loquat ~ Nêspera

I really wanted an Avocado Tree.  So I planted an avocado seed in a pot and waited.   When the plant in the pot was about two feet high, I called over my neighbor, Juancho, and proudly showed him this latest success.   367 more words

Samba In The Kitchen

How not to stake a tree

I’ve been working on an interesting little project lately in Dorset, looking after a newly-designed garden which is learning to settle back in to its landscape after some fairly major re-sculpting of a steep hillside into handsome stone-built terraces. 711 more words