The season is slowly changing from summer to early autumn. This is something that I, personally, am not complaining about. I am generally not a fan of summer and this year has been particularly hot. I love the refreshing season of autumn which follows though, with its bright colours, earthy smells and the sense of… Continue reading Potato harvesting at The Good Life.
Category: Pratical conservation tips
Sowing seeds at the Good Life.
As we reach the Spring Equinox the garden is looking glorious. Blue tits are flirting and feeding amongst the line of birth trees next to my patio. The birch trees themselves are covered in silvery buds, soft as satin. Crocuses and daffodils are flowering in the pots. Further afield in the garden, the cherry tree… Continue reading Sowing seeds at the Good Life.
Use minimum effort for maximum effect.
I've nearly finished reading the book, Permaculture: a beginner's guide by Graham Burnett. This is a 64 pages, introductory graphic guide which has only taken me around seven months to read! Permaculture is basically an acronym meaning 'permanent culture' It's caused me to start thinking about what permanent culture, as someone with a chronic health… Continue reading Use minimum effort for maximum effect.
Butterflies and daisies
At the beginning of this year I'd decided to build a pond to boost the biodiversity of wildlife in my back garden. With the use of the low nutrient soil that was dug out during the making of said pond I also decided to create a 'wildflower patch'. Thus, for a few weeks in high… Continue reading Butterflies and daisies