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“What’s for Dinner, Jersey?”

Listen to Graham speaking to Radio Jersey in advance of speaking at the “What’s for Dinner” event, Jersey. A great privilege to be invited and to speak at the Royal Jersey Agricultural  Horticultural Showground in their magnificent headquarters… sixty plus attendees from a population of under 100,000, who were attentive, […]

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Welcome Writer in Residence

The lovely Gayle Baird, our writer in residence, has started her own journal.  Enjoy her fluent words and brilliant pictures here

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How Does Your Garden Grow

How Does Your Garden Grow? guest posting by Maria Cannon As it turns out, you don’t need silver bells and maids to grow a great garden. Doing it yourself is more rewarding and your harvest may be more valuable than precious metals. Your backyard ER Of course, you wouldn’t turn […]

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PDC Quinta Da Fornulha

Here we are in sunny Portugal, enjoying the cooler end of a long dry hot summer on this amazing farm.  Eighteen folks fulltime (and a few folks floating in and out) with Facilitator George Christophis and co-teacher Wallay Toughill (with a little help from our friends…) we had a fantastic […]

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Apple Day – thoughts from our Writer in Residence

    ‘All the trees are losing their leaves, and not one of them is worried.’ ~ Donald Miller     People are prancing in the fruit trees with apple pole pickers. I named them apple catchers, but I was told these are giant knickers once used for harvesting in […]

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Apple Day & Art in the Garden

Saturday was Apple Day at Garden Cottage. The weather was kind to us and we welcomed lots of new friends. We had garden tours .… Apple Picking ….. Juice Making … Lots of Apple varieties to taste … Art in the Garden …., courtesy of Dave and Morag Writer in […]

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ANOTHER WAY OF LEARNING

     Another Way of Learning   After thirty years of engagement with Permaculture it never ceases to amaze me how the Permaculture Design Course (PDC) changes peoples’ lives. This brilliant understanding of how to meet peoples’ needs, without working so hard, and at the same time learning to minimise waste […]

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Teaching in Sweden

Here we are at Ekbacka Gård in Småland South Sweden. Day nine of a great permaculture design course. Great farm, great hosts, great food, great people all round. Soft refreshhing rain after a very dry summer. And here’s some pictures….

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Food Preservation at Garden Cottage

We had a grand time this week on the food preservation course. It was sold out but there is another one this year in November. Book now to avoid disappointment!

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Summer fruit and friends

We had a great soft fruit day on Saturday with family and friends.  More wonderful paintings from Dave Watson and an art gallery hanging in the trees. Together we are strong. And thanks to Shane Straughan for these fantastic photographs.

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