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The big fix

October 4, 2018 // 14 Comments

We all make mistakes. Well, I like to think so, because we sure do – in fact, we have made some quite grave ones too. Of course, we only realise it after the fact, when the [...]

Repurposing projects

September 27, 2018 // 2 Comments

A significant part of implementing the permaculture ethic “land care” is to repurpose as much as we can in order to reduce our impact on what goes into the landfall. It [...]

Spring has sprung

September 20, 2018 // 10 Comments

Spring has sprung, the weeds are flung, we spread the dung, the season feels young, and a new song is sung. Don’t you love how spring just brings out the best in nature and [...]

A is for Asparagus

September 18, 2018 // 4 Comments

So there I was tinkering away in the shed, still recovering from the flu, but happy to work on the “mobile working holiday home” for the chooks. In fact, I was working [...]

Back to the grindstone

August 30, 2018 // 12 Comments

So I ended up not getting the horse and organic vegetable farm in Provence… but we can dream, can’t we? After gallivanting through the European summer for two months, [...]

DIY Nitrogen

June 26, 2018 // 10 Comments

One of the elementary inputs we are definitely short of is nitrogen, in its organic form obviously. This post describes the start of our journey using Tagasaste as a natural [...]