Simple steps to gardening success, from the experts at the RHS Follow RHS show-how and know-how for a garden that looks great all year round (whatever size it is). From root veg to herbs and salads, inspirational tips and techniques on choosing the right seeds, growing organic, finding the best site, fertilisers, pest protection and more guarantee success.
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Organising a family holiday can be a bit knackering. Finding a fun, affordable, and family-oriented vacation location that the entire clan can agree on is difficult for any family, but throw an organic lifestyle into the mix and this task becomes nearly impossible. Families that lead organic lifestyles often have trouble planning a holiday that […]
We’re keen organic gardeners, and work hard to keep our soil healthy and work with nature to produce a healthy and productive garden. It’s important to have access to good information right from the beginning though, so we’ve compiled a list of the top ten selling organic gardening books on Amazon to help new gardeners and provide extra tips for experienced growers.
This magnum opus covers every conceivable topic from animal husbandry and butchering, seed sowing and cropping, dairy production and food storage, rubbish and recycling.
Now running a School of Self-Sufficiency in Ireland, John Seymour is as committed as ever to living a better life, more simply, by living off the land rather than out of shops.
Buy now from Amazon UK: The New Complete Book of Self-Sufficiency: The Classic Guide for Realists and Dreamers
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In this superb book Frances Bissell has compiled a classic compendium of over 200 delicious recipes, for beef, veal, pork, lamb, poultry and game. Here are tempting slow-cooked braises and stews to enjoy for a winter Sunday lunch, light and quick one-course meals to rustle up at the end of the working day, and sauces, preserves and accompaniments to lend a new twist to traditional dishes
Chalara dieback of ash has been confirmed at five sites on Forestry Commission land in Wentwood and the Wye Valley in south east Wales, and at Glynllifon college in Gwynedd.
The UK bird population has declined by 44 million since 1966, according to a report by conservation groups.
Wales’ first case of ash dieback disease has been confirmed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).
It was found in a newly planted tree on private woodland in Carmarthenshire but Defra has refused to be more specific.
Some scientists warn the outbreak has the potential to devastate the UK’s population of 80 million ash trees.
A nursery forced to destroy 50,000 ash trees after dieback fungal disease was found is considering taking legal action against the government for failing to block imports sooner.
Simon Ellis of Crowders in Lincolnshire says the disease was found in 15 trees in June but officials issued an order preventing the firm from taking action.