We wish all you gardeners and homesteaders a happy and abundant new year for 2018! Upon reflecting on 2017 gone by, we realize how much has been done and how many major changes we have been through in our yet early phase of establishment at our newly acquired house and gardens. One thing is for […]
It’s always exciting to discover new forms of wildlife in our gardens and we’ve been looking forward to this day. Today the first hegdehog has found our garden. A milestone in our diverse eco system building project! We did build a hedgehog shelter a few months ago, now coming in handy for our new guest. […]
To make the famous onion slices is simple enough, however it can take a couple of hours. It’s a very rewarding way to turn basic fresh ingredients into feast for the senses. We got lots of good feedback from people whom have tried them at the christmas market and previously at other occasions. The slices […]
Making Soil – Auto Compost – Woodchips turned into soil in only 6 months! Here is a 1 minute video showing the results! Using no dig lasagne (back to eden) gardening with a good 6-8inch (15-20cm) thick layer of woodchips / branchmulch. Not only did they block the weeds for the whole growing season, but […]
What is Oca? Where does it come from? In this video we are talking about this curious and delicious tuber. Here we are harvesting some Oca, the potato like tuber from the central/southern Andes. Whilst it has similarities with the potato, it is certainly smaller in size however it is superior in some ways. It […]
One of our younger roosters has crowed for the first time today, turns out very funny when compared to the old roosters high pitch perfect crow but he’s only practicing. He’s a Brahma and one and a half years old. The other young Brahma rooster started crowing when he was only 6 months old.