Growing food

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These are links to information we find useful and have posted on our facebook page in the past, if you like what you see here then follow us on facebook. These links are constantly updated so please visit regularly.

Please also check all our own articles on the site under each section.

Our permaculture index of articles is here.

External Links

The articles are listed in alphabetical order, so its topic followed by description.

Allotment: Mike Feingold’s Permaculture Allotment
Allotments: Subversive Plot: How to Grow a Revolution in Your Own Backyard – TEDxDirigo – Roger Doiron - 
Apple trees: Raising your own apple tree root stocks (Film)
At Last, A New Story for the Future | On the Commons
Bees: Plants that provide nourishment for bees
Biodynamics? | Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Association
Celery : growing celery indorrs
Chick peas, growing them
Chitting Potatoes (what I do different)
Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s – New and Exciting Research
Cold climate vegetables
Comfrey: why we love it
Companion planting guide – The Gardeners Calendar
Compost: 5 Reasons Why Composting is the Greenest Thing You Can Do
Compost: How To Compost (And 55 Things You Can Compost!)
Compost: Humanure Compost Planting Trials – 2008
Controlling Slugs Organically
Dandelions – eating them
Dandelions: Friend or foe, how to use 
Do slugs feel pain?,
Flat leaf parsley
Flowers: 42 Flowers You Can Eat
Food Independence – First Steps
Food: 7 Foods So Unsafe Even Farmers Won’t Eat Them
Food: 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on Earth
Food: Magnus A. L. Mulliner – Interviewed on the 30th November 2011 
Food: One Year Old Mcdonald’s French Fries vs Week Old Organic Fries
Food: Pine Family (Pinaceae) As Wild Food | Frank Cook
Garden Planning: Plant a compact vegetable garden — Boys’ Life magazine
Gardening tips: The micro gardener – loads of tips
GM: List of gmo foods to avoid
GM: stop gm on your plate foods to avoid
Growing and Harevesting Borage – Herb Expert
Heirloom seeds: Growing Heirloom Seeds & Seed Saving : Cross-Pollination in Squash Types (film)
Heirloom seeds: one womens discovery
Heirloom seeds: Saving Heirloom Seeds film
Hemp: why its great
High yield: 7 Secrets for a High-Yield Vegetable Garden
Hops why they are good for you
Hops: How to grow your own Beer Hops 
How to attract earthworms
How To Kill Snails and Slugs
Incredible edibile
Insects: Beneficial Insects with Steve Hazzard
Jerusalem Artichokes 
Korean Natural Farming – Lacto Bacillus
Leeks: Perennial Leeks
Manure tea: how to make
Mashua
Medical marijuana
Mixing crop species
Monthly Gardening Tips To Do List | Free Gardening Calendar
Musghrooms: Coffee grounds to mushrooms
Mushroom: All About Vitamin D | Mushroom Info
Natural foods: Whole Fraud: Exposing the Myth of So-Called Natural Foods
Nettle As Wild Food: (Film)
Nitrogen fixing trees
No dig method: Fukoaka’s No-TIll method the French way.
Oca: Growing Oca (Oxalis tuberosa) in the UK
Onions: Grow Onions from Discarded Onion Bottoms
Peppermint Uses: Digestive Remedy 
Perennial Corn and Other Rare Food Crops at the UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley 
Perennial Vegetables
Pests: Animal Pests: Organic Gardening
Pests: Garlic: Learn About Wild Garlic
Pests: Green Tips For Treating Pests In Your Garden 
Plants For A Future : 7000 Edible, Medicinal & Useful Plants
Plants for a future list
Pond: Top 6 Reasons to Get a Pond – Permaculture Artisans Network
Potatoe: My Potato Project; The Importance of “Organic”
Potatoes: growing factsheet
Potatoes: no dig method
Pumpkins: all about pumpkins
Red clover – good medicinal herb
Rhubard companion everything you need to know about rhubarb
Seed starting made simple
Seed varieties we have lost
Seeds: sprouting them in your kitchen
Self Seeding — you won’t believe how quickly it happens!
Shade: Gardening in the Shade
Slow Food International – Good, Clean and Fair food.
Soil: ecopolis super soil
Soil: Improve soil fertility in your food garden with a green manure crop 
Spring onions (ramps) Temperate Climate Permaculture: Permaculture Plants: Ramps
Stevia – How to take Stevia cuttings 
The Pine Family (Pinaceae) As Wild Food | Frank Cook
The Power of Hemp and its countless uses
Tomatoes: 1,000 Tomatoes from 5 plants
Tomatoes: Growing Outdoor Tomato Varieties – Fruits
Tomatoes: Guide to Growing Tomatoes
Urinating on plants makes them grow larger
Urinating on your tomato plants could give you fruit four times larger
Vegetables: Fast Growing Vegetables
Vegetables: Growing hardy vegetables
Weeds an organic strategy
Weeds: 12 of the Most Common Weeds
Weeds: The Seven Samurai of Weed Control
What to do now in your vegetable garden
Wild flowers: How to sow wild flowers into existing grass
Wild garlic: learn about it
Willow Coppicing Guide (film)
Winter Planting: How to Winter Sow Seeds Outdoors