Gardening with Stu – Improving Soil

  This month let’s dig a little into the exciting world of soil. This elemental foundation of our material existence is very much under appreciated and even has …

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Sprouts – The Fast Food Garden

  The possibilities for growing sprouts seem endless, just about anything that is an unprocessed seed will sprout. Some of my favourites are chickpeas, lentils, sunflower seeds, almonds …

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Gardening with Stu – The Virtues of Comfrey

  This month, let’s cast our eyes over the wonderful virtues of Comfrey (Symphytum officinale). This poster girl of the permaculturists has a lengthy history of use throughout …

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Gardening With Stu – Kohlrabi

  The vegetable of the month this time is strictly one for the home gardener, occasionally you’ll see it on a supermarket shelf but it won’t taste anything …

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Growing Nasturtium

Gardening with Stu – Nasturtium 

  This month I’m writing about a wonderful multipurpose herb that pretty much has something for everybody. Originating in Peru and finding favour in many a suburban flower …

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