Cultivate: The Allotment #2

We’ve started covering patches of grass with cardboard to kill the incredibly tufty grass underneath. This is part of our no-dig method, where we’re seeking to keep the structure and life in the soil intact. By putting cardboard (recycled from a local shop!) on top, we’ll kill the grass, but its nutrients will go back into the ground.     The partially filled (with water) plastic bottles are to weigh… Continue reading

CULTIVATE: THE ALLOTMENT

Our mission is for our game CULTIVATE: BEFORE TIME to be real world relevant, using real permaculture principles. What better way to learn about what works and what doesn’t – and how exhausting and satisfying growing things is! – than by actually doing it?   As we go along, we will be posting about our allotment journey. The photo above shows our little patch of land. As you can see,… Continue reading