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Author Archives: SheffieldGF

August 2013 Allotment Diary

Click here to return to Allotments Introduction “To worship everything seeing God in all is what religion teaches. Such an attitude enjoins us to love Nature as well.” Amma from “Man and Nature”   Om Amriteshwaryai Namaha InDeed Pledge 2 – Conserving Water Water is precious and one of the elements AMMA has included in … Continue reading »

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July 2013 Allotment Diary

Click here to return to Allotments Introduction “Everything in God’s creation has a purpose and a benefit, whatever it is. There is a use for everything, whether it is a dog, a cat or a hen. No matter whether it is an animal or a plant, there is a purpose behind its creation.” Amma from … Continue reading »

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June 2013 Allotment Diary

Click here to return to Allotments Introduction “Whatever is provided by Nature, the very source of flowers and plants, should be lovingly returned to it. This is the symbolism behind the offering of flowers to God. It also helps to enhance our devotion to God. Worship performed with one-pointedness helps to diminish thoughts, and this … Continue reading »

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AMMA’s InDeed Campaign – Journey Sharing/Car Pooling

AMMA’s InDeed Campaign AMMA’s InDeed Campaign for Nature identifies six simple things that many of us can do to help the environment. They are conserving water, reducing your carbon footprint, planting a tree, growing your own vegetables, carpooling, and building a home for wildlife. This month we are looking at 1 of the 6 commitments, … Continue reading »

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May 2013 Allotment Diary

Click here to return to Allotments Introduction Om Amriteshwaryai Namaha Allotment Diary Well spring is finally here, or is it?? This weather we are having is so changeable now that we cannot rely on the time of year to tell us what weather we should be having. Down on the allotment we have been very … Continue reading »

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March 2013 Allotment Diary

Nature’s wonders – the story of the emperor penguins; Spring is Coming – birds are starting sing and nest; effects of recent wet weather; Allotment Diary: broad beans; pruning; chitting potatoes; wooden planks round veggie beds. Continue reading »

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February 2013 Allotment Diary

Winter wonders; Adaptations to the cold; the beauty of nature in the winter; the fun of winter; Wassailing fruit trees; Allotment Diary. Continue reading »

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January 2013 Allotment Diary

Recycling in Ireland; Allotment Diary: trimming hedges; winter cauliflowers. Continue reading »

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December 2012 Allotment Diary

Recycling in Ireland; Allotment Diary: planting garlic; covering the pond; dressing sweet peppers; winter crops; green manure; leaves Continue reading »

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October 2012 Allotment Diary

Urban wildlife (badgers, foxes, owls etc.); Continue reading »

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