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Allmende Waldgarten
Allmende WaldgartenVerden, Germany

autumn gathering in the forestgarden, 22.9.-2.10.2017 (Germany)

In september some cornel cherries, brambles, buckthorn and silverberries will be ripe and due to this springs late frosts there'll be no other fruits besides 5 apples. We planned another field trip to 'Gourmetgärtnerei' in the area. As always we’ll offer exciting and boring workings like blackthorn scything, weeding, watering, fertalising,

Naomi van der Velden
Naomi van der VeldenUnited Kingdom

Welcome to the first GROW Experiment!

The GROW Experiments aim to help you better understand your own growing practices and how to improve them and to answer key questions about sustainable growing practices on a broader scale. This first experiment is designed to take place between August and October 2017, Citizen scientists like you will investigate if

Wynne Lewis
Wynne LewisBIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom

Further reding

Although it was written in 1881 Charles Darwin's book on earthworms is a fantastic read. It is a rigorous exploration of the activity of worms and can not be faulted for its scientific method but is a damn good read. The section on worms response to music had me in

Deborah Long
Deborah LongStirling, United Kingdom

Living Soils: our new theme for August

Check out our new guest blog to open up discussions on our new monthly theme of Living Soils: Glorious Earthworms! By Vanessa Amaral-Rogers from Buglife. Find out why it's hard to hate an earthworm... https://medium.com/grow-observatory-blog/glorious-earthworms-7c0aed1a6f80

Devyn O-S
Devyn O-SCloughjordan, Ireland

Let's talk about soil and data!

During each month's theme, you can expect to find new posts by the GROW team on our Medium account, and also from GROWers in the online community, simple experiments you can try in your own space, curated content, helpful videos and more. You can join in this conversation on the

Devyn O-S
Devyn O-SCloughjordan, Ireland

Past event available for viewing - GROW Webinar - Your Soil Your Data

[Edit: you can view the recorded webinar on the GROW YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okgKoHUUvdQ&t=1375s.] Join us in this webinar with lead educators from GROW's first online course "Citizen Science: from Soil to Sky” #soil2sky. In this webinar we will explore and discuss some of the results provided by participants in our course, as

Maria Anna Gad
Maria Anna GadPiraeus, Greece

Introduce Myself

Hello! My name is Maria and I come from Syros (Cyclades) but I live in Athens. I learned about Grow Observatory during an interesting event which was organised by French Institute of Athens. I am very ecxited and motivated to join MOOC and I could also help you because

Gareth Thomas
Gareth ThomasOrxeta, Spain

Structure of discussion

I was on the original MOOC course but I had some difficulties with the structure of the practical steps (I kept going round in circles trying to see what to do next) and also found the discussions disconnected and difficult to follow. I have done other online courses