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Feeding the Birds - Birdy Weather Forecast

Being able to look out at the garden every day at the birds is one of the lovely things about living out here in the countryside. 163 more words

Sustainable Living

Heated Growing and Growing Indoors

I am not convinced by arguments that heated greenhouses and polytunnels are a viable sustainable option. I think that, for the most part, we ought to be putting more energy into growing foods suitable for our climate. 278 more words


Thoughts on Art and Sustainability

There are three sorts of people involved in building any better society: first, there are those ideas people who dream it up, then there are those daring pioneers who go there first and show others the way and finally there are those who come in and build, in a practical way, upon what the first two groups have done. 493 more words


When The Sun Is Shining

When the sun is shining, the chickens begin exploring new territory along all the shoveled paths. They seem hungry for the warm and shining sun. So do we! 209 more words

Life At Fernwood

9 Houseplants That Clean The Air And Are Basically Impossible To Kill!

1. Garden Mum

This plant was found by NASA to be a real air-purifying beast. It removes ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene from your home’s air. 405 more words

Home Ownership

Polytunnel and Vegetable Bed Plotting

Since the weekend, the weather has been too cold and windy to get on with much outside, so I have been spending time planning – over planning some might say! 141 more words


On Our Feet

When you have a winter like this, snowshoes are not just recreational. You strap them on when roof raking the greenhouse and hoop house, otherwise you may sink into the 8 ft. 104 more words

Life At Fernwood