Monthly Archives: September 2012

AD {or lack of it} in Ireland

If I had the ear of policy-makers, one of the many suggestions I would whisper..would be to look at the potential for AD to solve at least some of our problems, especially with regard to waste and energy. AD stands … Continue reading

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Confessions of a mass murderer

If every living being is equal, then I am a mass murderer. The genocide I have inflicted on the various members of the slug family is truly disturbing me. In terms of single species, the vivid green caterpillar, offspring of … Continue reading

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Lazy Beds.. We tried out the traditional Irish spud-growing technique

This is a post I wanted to write back in April, when we actually made the lazy-beds, but I didn’t have a blog back then, or time to turn around.. but I did take photos for a time when I … Continue reading

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Plant-Based Manure for ‘Greener Crops’

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