"I have worked with schools, too. And that's why I suggested planting into the slope--an orchard on dwarfing rootstocks, and edible/ornamental shrubs up close to the existing edge so people can reach it. Good edible groundcover will take care of…"
"LOL I like your sense of humour! Actually, in the 14th century England's export wealth was based on wool--the money even built the 'wool' churches in Gloucestershire http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wool_church So we might…"
"Hi Andy, Fair Trade and organic! ;-)
Well I agree, it's all about scale; and I agree we humans are pretty arrogant. The thing about scale is that the human period of history (the 'holocene era') has occurred approximately in the last…"
I lived for a decade in France, and I can just visualise the kind of place you live. Please understand, I am not against structure and the using of paving, walls, edges, etc. I design and specify these elements all the time,…"
"My comments about ecology and about gender equality in our industry both relate to the original topic of dormant accounts. I used both examples from the beginning to explain why I hadn't posted before. Your reactions are a perfect example of…"
"Yes--less monoblock would improve the ecosystems in the UK, which is my exact point. Also it's a heck of a lot easier to grow plants and food in particular, where there is soil and not hardcore down to a metre depth. Which is my other point:…"