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Silke W
Silke WDenmark

Hello everybody,

my name is Silke and I, too, headed over here from the MOOC at FutureLearn. I have a growing -continously extending- patch of vegetables and fruit in the back-garden.

Eva Nikolajsen
Eva NikolajsenSkanderborg, Denmark


Hi. I'm Eva from Denmark. To be a part of GROW excites me, because I already have learned so much about soil and how to care for it. At my "Natures Playground" a broad variety of native and exotic plants are currently GROWing like crazy to build up the loamy sand

Kathryn Merrett
Kathryn MerrettBradford, United Kingdom

Introduce yourself

hi I am Kathryn live in Bradford west Yorkshire England I have asthma and a calcium and Vitamin D deficiency I am not working at present career seeking with in horticulture market gardening type enviroment I do voluntary work species surveys which is plants and wildlife and their habitats

Jackie Kerr
Jackie KerrDUNFERMLINE, United Kingdom


Hi, Jackie from Scotland. Just finished the GROW future learn course which I loved. I have a diploma in conservation, biology and management and I am involved in many green issues. I have a small productive patch in my garden which is growing in size and I also keep part

Peter Davies
Peter DaviesNantille, France

My Plot in France

Hi I am a retired teacher, who divides his time between the UK and France. At my French house in dept. 17, I have about 400m2 set as a vegetable garden. I practice a sort of "raised bed" "no dig" system. I have 8 plots that can be cultivated from

Helen Butt
Helen ButtLeeds, United Kingdom


I have just borrowed a book from the library ('Food from your forest garden' by Martin Crawford and Caroline Aitken) which reminded me about sauerkraut. The purple sprouting broccoli has finished and rather than put the leaves in the compost bin, I am going to preserve and eat them. (I

Helen Butt
Helen ButtLeeds, United Kingdom


I recently did a MOOC with the GROW Observatory, which I found personally useful and insightful. Anyway, I have a small -and growing - forest garden in the North of England. I'm also interested in hugelculture as a way of improving the growing capacity of my sandy loam soil.

Devyn O-S
Devyn O-SCloughjordan, Ireland

Hi there! Devyn from Ireland, part of the GROW team

I'm Devyn, living in Ireland, and part of the GROW communications team. I have a small back garden, and this year joined a community polytunnel. I'm really interested in the yield side of things - what do we do with everything we've grown? Because of this, I teach a Permaculture Kitchen