Benefits of a garden

Materials and Fuel

Firewood, Handcrafting and natural building materials

Food and Medicine

Fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs are flavoursome and healthy

Well being

Exercise, balance and relaxation.

What’s New

Digging up the First Artichoke Tubers – Food Security Crop

It’s now mid November and we’ve finally had a frost for the last few nights...

Homesteading Workshop Day Demo

Last weekend we hosted another very successful Homesteading Workshop Day with full attendance. In this...

How to Wax Cheese at Home

In this video we are showing you how we wax cheese. It can be done...

A Visit to Strokestown House & Walled Gardens

We visited Strokestown house & walled gardens and we’d like to bring you along on...

Homesteading Workshop Day Ireland – A Glimpse

Last weekend we hosted our first Homesteading Workshop Day. It was a great success and...

Recommended Products & Books

We own and have used all items and books on this page. We will be...

3 Month Tour No Dig Vegetable & Fruit Garden

Here’s a tour of our newest No Dig Garden. We planted over 1500 plants on...

How to make Country Wine

Autumn is a favourable time of year for the home brewer as hedgerows and gardens...

Athlone Apple Day 2022

We were at the Athlone Apple Day last Sunday. It’s a harvest festival celebrating an...