This is The ChangeUnderground for the week ending 9th of November 2020.
I’m your host, Jon Moore
Decarbonise the Air, Recarbonise the Soil!
We must realise, I think, how little we know. Compared with 3.8 billion years of evolution, no-till/no-dig farming is, at a scientific, measured and data collected level, about sixty years old. A major part of no-dig is the use of cover crops and they have been known about in ag for much longer. The combination of ground covers and no-dig though is a newish thing. Continue reading “Episode 237. Nature Always Bats Last”
This is the World Organic News for the week ending 27th of April 2020.
Jon Moore reporting!
Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!
Given the current wooha we are exposed to of late, I thought it might be a good idea to look at the science behind No-Dig gardening.
As long time listeners will know, I’m a big fan of biomimicry. This combined with the scientific method – hypothesis, experimentation, data collection and contemplation – allows us to proceed from a solid starting point. As new information is received we can adjust our hypothesis and test again. Continue reading “Episode 211. Science, Biomimicry and Gardening”
There are four outcomes from this philosophy:
- No digging
- No weeding
- No bare soil
- A closed system
The philosophy on which The Change Underground System stands is the mimicking of nature. Nature does not dig, weed, allow ground to stand bare nor operate an open system. Continue reading “Change Underground System ~ Philosophical Underpinnings”