My aim is to grow plants in my garden as nature intended. Grown in a manner embracing processes refined by millions of years of evolution.
This natural approach results in strong and healthy plants living in balance with their local ecosystem of which the living soil is a vital component.
The pages of this website examine relationships between plants, animals, insects and microbes and their place in the soil foodweb. Many of these complex relationships have only recently been observed as a result of technical advances in microscopy.
Without these vital relationships, organic gardening and farming would not be possible. Indeed natural ecosystems could not function without them. They are fundamentally important and include:-