Regeneration occurs wherever seed, sunshine and water are present, but gardens, subject to our interventions, never remain static. Nor do they necessarily evolve according to our desires. Our relationship to the process of growth guides us in creating the gardens that suit us. Nowhere is this more pertinent than in the kitchen garden, where our need for food places intensive demands on the soil.

Organic gardeners understand the principles of rotation – moving the crops around the cultivated area so that no one piece of ground becomes depleted. This can involve more than simply dividing your garden ...


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