Permaculture Volunteering Opportunity in South London

Do you want to learn about Permaculture and improve your gardening skills? Are you looking for opportunities to do Permaculture designs, maybe implement them?

Come and do some gardening at Treadwell, a private home in the process of being turned into a Permaculture demonstration site. Over the next months we're hoping to transform this disused and trashed piece of land into an edible refuge.

Every Element Performs Multiple Functions

This is the first of a series of short blog posts exploring the core permaculture principles and relating them to our work at Social Landscapes. 

Lately, in my work as well as on Permaculture courses, I have been exploring the topic of livelihood. Livelihood is often described as “that which sustains us” and for us in the west, more often, “that which brings in an income”.

Rob's experience of the Permaculture Design Course

"I hope to make the world a better place by fostering resilience in communities."

Robert’s passion for permaculture runs deep, beginning at school twenty years ago, when his Geography teacher taught his class the fundamental principles. Robert went on to study Environmental Sciences at University and is now a member of...

Know Your Compost

This week I delivered the last of three gardening sessions at Bandstand Beds on Clapham Common. The session was on Soil and Compost, a topic I am particularly passionate about. With this post I’d like to share some tips and tricks for your own compost experiments at home. 

Natural Pest Control at Bandstand Beds

The team at the community garden Bandstand Beds on Clapham Common have used some of their funding to organise a series of three winter workshops on their site. Michel Thill from Social Landscapes was invited to deliver the sessions. In the first workshop the group has explored strategies for natural pest control.