Dreamland

One more cup of coffee

June 18, 2018 // 7 Comments

The last week has been a mad crazy frantic rush to get a lengthy to-do list done. We’re soon off for a two month journey – two weddings, two birthdays and a drive-through [...]

Mosaic season

June 4, 2018 // 5 Comments

I got the title from this quote by Stanley Horowitz: “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.” As we [...]

No-dig beds – phase 2

May 21, 2018 // 1 Comment

In our PDC course, we learnt how to make no-dig raised beds from scratch and in our Organic Market Gardening course we covered how to do crop rotation with minimal [...]

So many seeds so little time

May 15, 2018 // 4 Comments

During my Organic Market Gardening course, our instructor often talked about “opening up a new field”. It sounded so exciting, even though we covered how much work it [...]

The Green Path

May 10, 2018 // 10 Comments

So with the first rains hopefully not too far away, the time has come to plant the pathways at Dreamland. Before we get ducks and chooks at Dreamland – planned for the [...]

Introducing some silver

March 8, 2018 // 2 Comments

About this time last year, when we started articulating our goals for Dreamland, we already said that in 2018 we were going to introduce more beneficial animals into our [...]

No-dig beds at Dreamland

March 2, 2018 // 2 Comments

Somehow all our raised beds at Homeland are full. Not 100% productively full – some straggly tomatoes are not quite finished yet, some pumpkins and squash are still bearing [...]

Boon companions

February 19, 2018 // 1 Comment

A boon companion is one’s close or closest friend, especially someone with whom one enjoys spending time or sharing activities. This post is a brief photo essay how some [...]