We’ve been adding onto our gardens in the last few months and we wanted to give you a Big Spring Garden Update Tour as tubers and seedlings are starting to grow in our newly established garden beds. Please leave comments and questions on our social media! Don’t forget the Spring Plant Sale is still on.
The other day we harvested a bed of onions & carrots and freed up another bed where our broccoli had gone to flower. Now we have space to plant something new! In this video we are showing how simple bed preparation can be when using no dig. We mulched the beds with 3cm of compost […]
We like to turn unused spaces into productive ones. It’s amazing how much can be grown in a 3 by 1 meter garden bed once planted as a polyculture with a variety of vegetable, herbs, flowers and fruit utilizing all the layers of space. We simply started by putting cardboard on the grass, planted 2 […]
Our first gardening workshop was fully booked out and it was a great success. We got to share how a garden can improve your quality of life, low maintenance yet highly productive gardening techniques mimicking natural systems and also we got to talk a bit about our own story. A special thanks to everybody attending […]
We are having a free workshop about the basics on productive and near zero maintenance gardening on Saturday in Roscommon, Ireland. Email to reserve, limited spots! Topics include: Benefits of a garden, techniques and plants. More advanced workshops to come. Please share this post! Thanks
In this video we’re showing an area of our garden that was covered in deep weeds and grasses only 6 weeks ago. The chickens have done a great job once again, turning this area into fertile, ready to plant ground. They get to do all the favorite things chickens like doing, scratching, foraging and dust […]
Planting a fruit tree well and kick starting it’s life couldn’t be simpler. It’s a once off investment and you should get fresh better than organic fruits for life! Here are a few steps with pictures. (Quick info) Always plant at least 2 varieties of each type of fruit tree close to each other and […]
Last July we spotted a Goldfinch in our garden eating thistle seeds. He will probably still be spreading them though as a lot of seeds are designed to be passed through a birds digestive system. This dissolves the outer layer of the seed, thus activating the core and growing a new plant. A type of […]