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

Storm Damage in Our Gardens

Last week a brief but fairly major storm brushed across the northerly midlands of Ireland...

Cheap vs Expensive Secateurs – Lidl vs Felco

We’ve been using a lot of tools in our years of gardening and it’s about...

Early Jerusalem Artichoke Harvest (Sunchokes)

We are in the garden doing a little tuber harvesting, although we’re 3-4 weeks early...

1 Acre Garden Tour No Dig Productive Low Maintenance

We built our gardens one piece at a time over several years. We’ve been transitioning...

Heat Your Home Cheaper and Off Grid with a DIESEL HEATER (Vevor)

We’ve found a new way to heat our studio. Diesel heaters are cheaper than electric...

Grow Root Veg Without a Garden

To grow or not to grow. You don’t need a garden to grow food, you...

I Have Neglected the No Dig Garden

I have neglected our no dig garden full of perennial plants and just let it...

Lawn to Productive Front Garden 5 Year Update

It’s been 5 years since we turned our lawn into a little forest garden. It’s...

Cutting & Splitting Firewood – feat Mounted Chainsaw

In this video we are doing a bit of homesteading. Cutting firewood using our chainsaw...