Mobile phones

Though currently striving for sustainability, I confess that at present I’m not at all keen to give up my mobile phone. I fry my brain on my battered little phone on a regular basis talking to friends and it is part of the daily check ‘keys phone money’ which is now habit. I had a …

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 …

Kamikazeeeee

Remember that computer game where little worms attempt to blow each other up? (Worms) There was one move which was deadly but effective. You could kamikaze, killing all opposition worms in your path… just before you blow up. My worms have been taking lessons from Team 17. I woke up this morning to find worm …

Pets who compost

The newest venture in our household are some unusual pets. The worms have landed.Alright. Maybe they’re not pets. The idea is that you give the worms kitchen scraps, and they give you compost much quicker than traditional composting techniques. You use three trays. The bottom one just collects any excess water, which can be used …