Filed under Allotments

Greening the Sahara with Ancient Terra Preta Technology

Greening the Sahara with Ancient Terra Preta Technology

Between 9000 and 4000 BC the arid Sahara was actually covered with savannas and forests, and was perfect grazing land with regular rainfall but due to climate change and possibly overgrazing, it became the world’s largest desert. As the pressure increases to Feed 9 Billion, and we see our own climate changing, we need to … Continue reading

Allotment Theft

Allotment Theft

As the desire to grow your own increases and allotments, or community gardens as they are known Stateside, blossom, so does the temptation to pilfer the ripened bounty, as recently reported in The New York Times. What can possibly be more disheartening, after you’ve spent back-breaking hours weeding, preparing, and carefully tending your plot to … Continue reading