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sixgorillas.com · 4M ago

The Good Earth – On Vacation Without Your Plants

Another podcast segment from The Good Earth A segment from the December 2016 edition of The Good Earth podcast is available on the TGE website Click on the link, turn up the sound and re-liv...
sixgorillas.com · 5M ago

The Internet of Chickens -Teaser

Back at the end of August another fox got in and killed two chickens before I scared it off. Grrrrrr!! “That’s it”, I thought, “I wont let this happen again, I’ll build an automatic door for...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

HAZELNUTS! and Other Late Harvests

HAZELNUTS! yes, we have hazelnuts 🙂 We planted three hazelnut plants last year and it looked like we were going to get a nice crop, so excited! But, the cockatoos discovered them,  and then ...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

The December 2015 Edition of The Good Earth

A little bit late to be sure but… The December 2015 edition of The Good Earth podcast is available on the WWMN website Click on the link, turn up the sound and re-live the madness http://www...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

Printing a Pepper Mill

With a firm twist, it shattered. The plastic body had finally had enough and, as it slipped onto the bench in pieces, I realised that the reliable old pepper-mill had ground it’s last pepper...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

First Peppino of the Season

Hooray, we have our first Peppino of the Season YUM! 🙂   What’s a Peppino, I hear you ask? Well, it’s a great little fruit, twice the size of a chicken egg, that does well in both warm and c...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

The August 2015 Edition of The Good Earth

The August 2015 edition of The Good Earth podcast is available on the WWMN website Click on the link, turn up the sound and re-live the madness http://www.wwmn.net/2015/08/transition-towns-p...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

The Good Earth Podcast April 2015

The April 2015 edition of The Good Earth podcast is available on the WWMN website Click on the link, turn up the sound and re-live the madness http://www.wwmn.net/2015/04/autumn-on-the-good-...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

Staple Crops and Climate

One of the interesting things I noted on our recent trip to India was the change in staple crops as we travelled from the tropical South to the arid North West In the South, there were seemi...
sixgorillas.com · 1Y ago

More of the Good Earth in India

In the second interview from Darjeeling, I talk with the host of a home-stay about his experiences with the the program on a tea plantation that has embraced permaculture principles and biod...