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You can find a wealth of news and knowledge that follows the work of members and partners.
Congratulations, we have officially broken the back of winter and from here on in light and temperature levels will slowly start to improve. Certainly the light levels bit is guaranteed...This month we offer you some excellent advice from permaculture friend and no-dig guru, Charles Dowding. Topics discussed include: what you can sow now, advice on potting compost, and his zero fossil fuel hot-bed propagator system.
Every year seems to see new regional and local permaculture gatherings springing up across the country, organised by groups of members. Theres a diverse calendar of events planned for the coming seasons.
Below is a list of those we currently know about. Don't forget, if you're a member, you can list your own events on the network noticeboard as well as sell tickets to them via our website. Members will be able to get discounted tickets the national convergence.
The new Gardens of Sanctuary project was presented to the Oxford Real Farming Conference this week by Ben Margolis from The Grange and Sophie Antonelli from the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.
Ben and Sophie are working with City of Sanctuary and the Permaculture Association to support growing spaces around the UK to become places of welcome and sanctuary for refugees and asylum seekers.