Looking back at 2020

2020 was the year when everything changed. It was the year in which the skies cleared. Hardly any contrails. Sunrises and sunsets were breathtakingly clear and beautiful. We heard birdsong, louder than most of us could remember. There was concern about an unknown...

Spot the bronze garden tool

From his article in the October 2019 issue of Star and Furrow, the journal of the Biodynamic Association, Charles Mitchell shows us his toolshed. From left, the Deneb Hoe, Perseus Rake, Alya Spade, Syrma Rose Fork, long Polux Hoe, Hydra Hoe and further towards the...

A Christmas gift for us

“Earlier this year, we lost our Implementations copper trowel, though I’m still hoping to discover it buried with the beetroot. A straight replacement of a shiny Castor trowel would make me happy on Christmas morning. I am almost addicted to their dibber and my...