Lessons Learned – Knowledge Sharing from Nutrition Farms (Part 1)

Lessons Learned – Knowledge Sharing from Nutrition Farms (Part 1)

In the past, I have just played around with farming. My research farms and small acreages have provided opportunities to test concepts and trial products, but that does not amount to real farming. »

Capturing Carbon - Supporting The Soil That Will Save Us

Capturing Carbon - Supporting The Soil That Will Save Us

I am driven to travel to dozens of countries each year, in the hope that I can make a positive difference in the global warming challenge. I am one of thousands who understand »

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 4)

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 4)

In this fourth segment of this series, we will discuss the sustenance and support of your soil life and the importance of always avoiding naked soil. 8) Supporting the Workforce If you can »

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 3)

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 3)

In this third instalment, we will focus upon the multiple reasons why organic matter really matters. We will explore exciting new composting options and we will consider the productive use of humic acid »

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 2)

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 2)

In the second part of this four-part feature, we will look at more strategies to maximise the nutrient density and production of your home grown food, while optimising your gardening fun. Newcomers are »

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 1)

Ten Tips for a Problem-Free, Super Productive Home Garden (Part 1)

There is nothing more satisfying than producing your own flavorsome, chemical-free, nutrient dense food in your own garden. In fact, your food garden is your ultimate wellness tool. There are several problems associated »

Learning Opportunity Not to be Missed

Learning Opportunity Not to be Missed

Hi Nutrition Matters Readers, There's no time for an article this week, as I've been planting 500 fruit trees at Nutrition Farms. However, I'd like to share information about a really exciting 2-day »

Managing the Microbe Workforce – Understanding The Key Players (Part 2)

Managing the Microbe Workforce – Understanding The Key Players (Part 2)

In this second installment of my soil microbe series, the focus moves from predatory fungi to protozoa. These articles are designed to increase your soil-life awareness and to inspire initiatives to harness this »

Humus Gardening – Healthy Soils, Hardy People, Happy Planet (Part 2)

Humus Gardening – Healthy Soils, Hardy People, Happy Planet (Part 2)

In the first installment of this two-part feature, I discussed the planet-saving rationale behind adopting a humus gardening approach. I also covered the first two of five tips to create a humus-rich wellness »

Humus Gardening – Healthy Soils, Hardy People, Happy Planet (Part 1)

Humus Gardening – Healthy Soils, Hardy People, Happy Planet (Part 1)

What drives a love of gardening? Perhaps we garden for the simple pleasure of communing with the natural. Perhaps we become weekend warriors to assuage our workaholic ways, or to soothe our creative »