Permaculture

A is for Asparagus

September 18, 2018 // 5 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 [...]

Needs a bit more amour

August 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

After a wonderful whirlwind trip through Spain – where we enjoyed colourful Barcelona, the majestic Spanish Pyrenees and ended at Lekeitio, a quant fishing/beach village on [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Out for a duck

October 19, 2017 // 3 Comments

As I mentioned before – Spring is a short-lived experience in our area. The ground goes from soft slippery clay to hard cracked shards within a week or two. So by now the [...]