Category: Soil Erosion

  • Bringing Life To Dying Soils

    Bringing Life To Dying Soils

    The BBC is writing a series of multimedia articles called Follow the Food. The series investigates the challenges farmers face to deliver food to our tables such as climate change, growing populations and ,of course COVID-19. This particular article discusses soil degradation and the efforts to regenerate soils to meet the challenges for the future. Around…

  • Creeping Thyme As Ground Cover

    Creeping Thyme As Ground Cover

    A creative use of creeping thyme to prevent soil erosion and possibly keep deer at bay. Gardening in my area is fraught with many challenges. I deal with hard clay, the constant browsing of deer through my garden and a seriously sloped front yard. At the bottom of my sloping front yard you will find…