16 Jul 2013
Would-be veg growers are often deterred by the seeming complexity of home-growing, but as permaculture columnist Nicole Vosper says, it’s a learning exercise – even master gardeners were newbies once
17 Apr 2013
Permaculture columnist Nicole Vopser explains controversial energy extraction methods and considers the energy rewards that permaculture can offer
28 Dec 2012
Nicole Vosper considers the magic and beauty of trees – and how to care for them – during the winter months
05 Nov 2012
Permaculture columnist Nicole Vopser explains how she has been using the principles of nature to act more effectively in caring for the Earth
26 Jun 2012
Permaculture apprentice Nicole Vosper sees her dreams coming to fruition as her medicine garden takes shape
27 Mar 2012
There is something about the winter that pulls you inside. Not just indoors, but inside yourself as the short cold days and the dark nights take over...
09 Dec 2011
A Permaculture Journey: Throughout the autumn, life has been all about harvesting
11 Oct 2011
Connecting with people and connecting with plants; Nicole Vosper finds the balance
09 Jun 2011
In my previous piece for this column, I mentioned the dilapidated raised beds I was restoring at my family's smallholding in Somerset, and the comfort I took in the principle 'small and slow'
01 Jun 2011
Almost ten years ago I wrote my first article for Positive News, as a teenager on work experience.