Writers that connect us deeply to nature and ourselves

Some nature writers have an incredible ability to transport us into the wild.  Their essays convey the green calmness of being immersed in and cocooned by a natural place.  Or that sense of recognition that within ourselves we possess the same universal spark of life ever present in the wilderness. Reading about nature for relaxation…

Simple crop rotation for a healthy vegetable patch

For thousands of years the practice of crop rotation has been benefiting home gardeners and farmers. Every change of season here I look forward to getting out my seed collection and planning what veggies I am going to grow.  There’s something very comforting about planning for the half a year ahead, whilst I leaf through…