As suddenly as that hail that just clattered down outside, I feel the urge to write again. Hope you don't mind the long absence, I've been busy mothering and working on Food is Free for Sustainability Trust - bringing gardening knowledge with a permaculture twist to more people, and for free (while I'm getting paid,... Continue Reading →
This year, I'm setting up a super low maintenance garden at home. With the baby arriving end of December, I won't be out there weeding, watering or anything in January and February, yet I still want the soil to get better and also to eat some of my own produce... So how do I go... Continue Reading →
After the Spring Celebration a couple of weeks back, we're now in a period that was celebrated by my ancestors as the first day of summer... even though neither in Sweden nor here it feels very summery at this point! It's definitely clear that the seasons have turned and, apart a few southerly storms, it's... Continue Reading →
Things are looking very promising at workerBe oasis on Hospital rd. Yesterday, we got a little shed up to be able to store our tools, fertilisers and hose etc on site. And we finally received the grant from The Funding Network, so we can now buy the things we need. Best of all, there's a... Continue Reading →
Ever wondered about the stories of the Moons influence on your garden? I have. Here's my thoughts and experiences...
Last week, wow what a flurry. Managed to support volunteers in double digging almost 30 square meters of bone-hard clay soil at the site - it's not quite the right season for digging clay so that wasn't easy at all. Many thanks & kudos to the volunteers! It is all coming together. Also got some... Continue Reading →
I've just made a stupidly long to-do-list. There's everything from "throw away the old dead pot-plants" to "mulch the citrus trees". This inspires me to share my prioritising with you – maybe make your coming weekend (or week) in the garden just a little bit easier! Ok, so what absolutely can't wait? Nothing can wait,... Continue Reading →