Permaculture

L’art de agritourism

July 27, 2018 // 3 Comments

Only in Provence – or so it seems anyway – can they turn agritourism into an art form. Maybe we were just lucky to spend a few days in a very special place. Maybe it was [...]

DIY Nitrogen

June 26, 2018 // 6 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 [...]

One more cup of coffee

June 18, 2018 // 10 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 // 2 Comments

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 [...]