Issue 101 - May/June 2018

Michael Ableman

In conversation with...

June 27, 2018

Simon Webster chats with organic farmer and author Michael Ableman about the healing power of growing food. 

Cool-season pruning

Cool-season pruning

June 1, 2018

What does and doesn't need a haircut before winter. Justin Russell investigates.

Are we poisoning our children?

Are we poisoning our children?

April 30, 2018

Andre Leu is the author of 'Myths of Safe Pesticides' (2014, Acres USA) and now an updated and rewritten version that focuses on the effects of chemicals on our babies and children – 'Poisoning our Children'. The title is dramatic, but like climate change, Leu feels there is no time to waste in raising attention to these problems that grow in magnitude with every passing minute. Here in an edited extract, he continues our discussion on the health effects of chemicals.

 

Sharpening secateurs

How to sharpen your tools

April 5, 2018

Well-maintained tools make gardening jobs safer and easier. Justin Russell shows how to keep them sharp.