Sustainable Development, why is it such a commonly used term?

Sustianable Development is a phrase that gets thrown around like it’s room spray. And there are some who would say that it’s just as emphemeral and does the same job. So why is it so popular? Well, there are three factors that contribute to its use: that it doesn’t have a legal definition, that it …

Soil Erosion

I hope that I’ve convinced you by now that soil is important to the sustainable gardener/allotmenteer. Therefore I now turn to the process that would remove this precious substance from us: soil erosion. So why is soil erosion a problem? Well, in some cases it can be irreversable, meaning that agricultural land can be lost …