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cover features

10 How to make a DIY Hot Tub Matthew Watkinson explains how to make a cheap DIY wood-fired hot tub.

17 What is the Future of Farming? Caroline Aitken introduces the emerging alternatives to industrial agriculture that can put food on the table and provide solutions for the climate crisis and food poverty.

21 From Car Park to Oasis Damian Nicholls transforms a paved car parking area in front of his house into a place of solace for belly, soul and wildlife.

27 The Resourceful Workshop Build Ness Woodcock-Dennis describes how she built a garden workshop from salvaged, upcycled and sustainable materials.

42 Forage your own Fibres Brigitte Kaltenbacher shares the history of nettles as a fibre plant and how to turn them into a useful material.

49 Community Response to Wildfire Leila Darwish reports on how fire survivors are working with fungi and microbes to clean soil and protect watersheds from post-wildfire contamination.

63 Long Drop Toilet – Just Add Worms Laurence Manchee explains the design and build of a dual vault compost toilet.

cover story

7 The Forager’s Garden Anna Locke introduces the Forager’s Garden, a place where gardeners, cooks and Nature converge.

Cover photo: Liz Zorab, author of Grounded – A Gardener’s Journey to

Abundance & Self-Sufficiency

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