Harvest time – 2, (water harvesting, that is)

A couple of years ago I posted a piece about my water harvesting setup. I just read it through and realise that for most people it is much more complicated than necessary. I want to describe a relatively simple way to increase water storage, based on part of my system. Sue’s glasshouse has a footprint…

Soil, getting it good and keeping it that way.

I’ve had my allotment since April 2013 and have been a committed no-digger since about two years in. I could see what was happening to my soil, the good structure (aggregation into granules) that it had when I started very quickly started to break down. I stopped digging and divided the plot into beds about…