If you need any incentive to plant trees, get this! The Natural Capital Committee reports that “England’s natural environment is in decline and its deterioration is harming the economy.”
“The committee also advised that creating hundreds of thousands of hectares of woodland and wetlands would lead to multi-million pound benefits, including avoiding flooding and improving health.”
Amma on Nature
Forthcoming EventsFeb1Sun201510.30am Seedy Sunday – Brighton @ Brighton Corn ExchangeSeedy Sunday – Brighton @ Brighton Corn ExchangeFeb 1 @ 10.30am – 4.30pmWelcome to Seedy Sunday Brighton, the UK’s biggest and longest-running community seed swap event. The next Seedy Sunday in Brighton will be on Sunday 1st February 2015, 10.30-4.30 at Brighton’s Corn Exchange. See the highlights of the 2014 event in … Continue reading →Feb7Sat201510.00am Seed Swap – Herefordshire @ The Courtyard Theatre, HerefordSeed Swap – Herefordshire @ The Courtyard Theatre, HerefordFeb 7 @ 10.00am – 2.00pmAll welcome at this FREE event! 11 am – TALK: ‘Saving seed made simple’, Pauline Pears. We’re very pleased to welcome Pauline who has worked for Garden Organic for many years, written 5 books, and been editor of the Organic … Continue reading →Feb8Sun201510.00am Growing Frome Potato Day and See... @ The Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Justice Lane, FromeGrowing Frome Potato Day and See... @ The Cheese & Grain, Market Yard, Justice Lane, FromeFeb 8 @ 10.00am – 3.00pmGrowing Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap The Cheese & Grain Market Yard Justice Lane Frome BA11 1BE Organised by Incredible Edible Frome, sponsored by Frome Town Council. Free admission Fantastic Food, workshops, talks and children’s activities.Feb12Thu20157.00pm In Time for Tomorrow? @ Broad St OxfordIn Time for Tomorrow? @ Broad St OxfordFeb 12 @ 7.00pm – 9.00pmMeet Rosemary Randall and Andy Brown, authors of “In Time For Tomorrow?” Hear what Rosemary and Andy, founders of Carbon Conversations, say about how they wrote “In Time For Tomorrow?” for all of us who want to reduce our carbon … Continue reading →Feb20Fri20151.00pm Beginners Guide to Organic Growi... @ Ryton GardensBeginners Guide to Organic Growi... @ Ryton GardensFeb 20 @ 1.00pm – 4.00pmIf you would like to understand the benefits of organic gardening and growing, and how to apply these principles in your own garden, this hands on course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to get going. Booking … Continue reading →Mar21Sat2015all-day Isle of Skye @ Isle of SkyeIsle of Skye @ Isle of SkyeMar 21 – Mar 28 all-dayIsle of Skye More Sharing Services Conservation volunteering with Trees for Life offers a rewarding and hugely enjoyable opportunity to restore native forests and wildlife habitats. Our volunteers have planted over one million trees and we’re now working to expand … Continue reading →Mar28Sat2015all-day GreenFriends event @ FinstockGreenFriends event @ FinstockMar 28 – Mar 29 all-dayWould you like to know more about GreenFriends, Amma’s environmental initiative? Are you interested in how farming can survive the end of fossil fuels? Do you want to be introduced to permaculture design? Then please contact me on email@example.com for … Continue reading →Apr4Sat2015all-day GetGrowing! @ Hagal Farm, West Cork.GetGrowing! @ Hagal Farm, West Cork.Apr 4 – Apr 6 all-dayGetGrowing courses GetGrowing courses – developed by GreenFriends in Ireland – provide the basic, practical knowledge of how to start an organic vegetable garden from scratch, in whatever space available. The course teaches you how to sow and grow, to … Continue reading →
- Give things away
Take things that you are not going to wear or use and give it to a charity or someone who will use it.