Articles by Simon Webster

Mobile biochar kiln

Biochar explained

June 2017

Simon Webster investigates biochar and reveals Peter Cundall's method for making it.

Watermelon crop

Bite into watermelons

November 2016

Get sticky exploring the world of watermelons with Simon Webster, who names his top choices for your patch.

Steve Marsh loses appeal

Steve Marsh loses appeal

September 2015

Organic farmer, Steve Marsh, loses appeal against court ruling on GM contamination case, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Plastic is a massive environmental problem.

Say no to plastic bags

July 2015

Plastic bags are a whale of a problem for the environment, writes SIMON WEBSTER.

how safe is glyphosate?

The truth about glyphosate

June 2015

It is a globally used herbicide but the UK Soil Association is questioning its safety, writes SIMON WEBSTER.

David Holmgren

Holmgren on tour

June 2014

Permaculture co-founder is taking his ‘Survive and Thrive’ tour on the road, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Josh’s House

Visit Josh’s House

May 2014

Josh Byrne’s house in Fremantle is open for visitors, but you’d better be quick, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Rhubarb and mulch

Rhubarb power

February 2014

Plant molecules may solve a puzzle for the renewable energy industry, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

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