Archive for 'Green Gardens & Green Education'

Fibonacci – The laws of nature

Fibonacci – The laws of nature

It was on one of those days when we were discussing what should be changed in the garden. The end for a wimpy plant is suddenly decided and after years of a joyless life it finds [...]

Terra Preta – the black gold of the rainforest

Terra Preta – the black gold of the rainforest

All life on earth depends on a thin layer of humus and water. The diameter of the Earth is a good 12:00 kilometres thick, of which the humus layer is a microscopically thin 5-50 cm. It [...]

Two Flies with One Swipe

Two Flies with One Swipe

This article is interesting for people who own more land than they use for the garden and find it a shame that the rest of the land goes to waste. If you’re the master or mistress [...]

The History of the Fig Tree

The History of the Fig Tree

Everyone recognises the heart as the universal symbol of love. But did you know that the origin of the heart form is the fruit of the fig tree? The sliced-open fig with its red pulp inspired [...]

Why aren’t my flowers blossoming?

Why aren’t my flowers blossoming?

Blossoms aren’t a matter of course for plants. They do need them for pollination but because flowering costs energy, only as many buds are formed as there are nutrients available. Plants need monthly fertilization from March [...]