This is the World Organic News for the week ending 20th of January 2020.
Jon Moore reporting!
Decarbonise the air, recarbonise the soil!
This week we continue our journey down the first principles rabbit whole with a look at seeds.
Seeds are a many splendored thing! From the dust like powder of Tiff seeds all the way up to monster broad bean seeds, they all have one thing in common: They are life in suspended animation.
Our task as gardeners is to release that life into its most favoured conditions.
Thankfully, most seeds have similar needs and this makes our tasks somewhat simple.
Before we get to actually sowing, and that’s different module, let’s look at our options. Continue reading “Episode 199. First Principles Continued: Seeds”
Today we’re going to discuss regeneration in particular regeneration of the soil and ecosystems. Over the last 50 to 75 years, basically since the second world war we’ve gone through a period of destruction. In effect a faustian bargain in which we gave up 1% of our topsoil every year in return for production returns. Continue reading “Why the World Needs Regeneration”