Month: January 2014

The Lost Science of Organic Cultivation

This is the original science of Sir Albert Howard of waste management for farms, gardens, allotments and community living and how to incorporate it into agriculture or any growing system with updates from India 1997. Any size mixed farm can make all it’s own fertiliser, reducing external inputs to zero.  £20 + p&p info@suaglon.co.uk   The Results of Howard’s …

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3 Day Bee Summit

Charles Darwin House Attended the last day of this 3 day Bee Summit in Roger Street, London.  John Haverson I met John Haverson a natural Bee Keeper who bought my title The Lost Science of Organic Cultivation after a few minutes of discussion as he believed in completely natural ways to fertilize the land. We …

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The Solar Age – blog

The Solar Age – from original blog The Alchemy of Agriculture Humus is the constituent of the soil that is manufactured and resides within the top four inches of the soils of the world and thus provides and is known as Earth’s green carpet. Artificial, chemical stimulus, ever powerful weed killers and fungicides applied year …

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Final Report, Port au Prince, Haiti

FINAL REPORT Sainte Marie Pilot Project: For the safe remediation of human waste and its transformation into an optimum fertilizer by the Howard-Higgins System (TNR) EcoSan, with  thermophilic composting . By New Directions Foundation LONDON – HAITI May 2010 Author: Richard Higgins, agricultural researcher and leading exponent of the science of thermophilic composting  and waste …

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Haiti Earthquake 2010

  The Alchemy of Agriculture Farming for the Future Saturday, October 2, 2010 aftermath of the Haiti earthquake – the full story Richard Higgins – Eco consultant for the NGO New Directions Foundation goes to help with the sanitation crisis at the international earthquake relief effort in Haiti.On a cold morning in mid January 2010 …

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Lectures

List of lectures Capel Manor College  at invitation of Lois Amos (RHS) Coventry University 2009, The Howard Memorial Lecture The Soil Association Symposium, Coventry Motor Museum, 2013 The National Badgers Conference, Lymington Hants. Summer 2013 Engineers Without Borders, London The Oxford Real Farming Conference 2014  

Howard on HOPS

An excerpt from Farming and Gardening for Health or Disease, Howard, 1945  £9.00 from SuAgLon. My next post was more promising – that of Botanist to the South East of England Agricultural College at  Wye in Kent. Where in addition to teaching I was placed in charge of the experiments on the growing and drying …

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