Author: Joe

Our plaited garlic

July update

The last month has been a bit of a strange month. We’ve been having a break from hosting volunteers; it’s hard work having volunteers! There’s the extra cooking (you can’t just have toast for dinner when you con’t be bothered to cook!), and then you have to find work for people to do which isn’t always as easy as it…

Humanure barrel maturing

Hot composting and humanure

Having done a survey of the soil in our garden, one of my main aims has been to increase the biological and fungal activity in the soil. For this we will need loads, and loads of compost! Hot composting After some research, I decided that the quickest way of doing this would be to make a hot compost pile. Basically…