What a trip – we just got back from two weeks in the North West of England doing some permaculture design work on a 5 acre plot of land. Helen invited us to come and help her to redesign her farm after circumstances meant that she could no longer look after her sheep. She wanted something that was purposeful, low maintenance, and would spark joy. … Continue reading Permaculture Designing: Farm Visits, Site Planning & Forest Garden Research in Cheshire, UK
A photographic journey of what we’ve been up to recently…Continue reading “August”
summer solstice, black lives matter, organic gardening and permaculture living Continue reading Litha ✨
What a crazy time it has been!!
Just a month ago we were bathing in the sun, sipping wine and sharing plates of fruit as we laughed with friends at a gathering. Now we would be fined 600€ each for doing such a thing. Continue reading “Not going to use the C word”
How dare I even file this post under ‘permaculture’, you think. I know, I know. It looks bad. Especially after all we have harped on about no-dig.
Continue reading “Let’s Go Plough A Field”
Time feels like it’s gone so quickly, yet when I think back to the start of the year, it feels like a long month. Continue reading “Communal Seeds”
It seems, after two years of experimentation with the seed starting to harvest cycle, that every serious gardener needs a greenhouse. Continue reading “Building a Lean-To Greenhouse on a Stone Cabin”
Life has become very chicken-orientated. Continue reading “Hens and garden”
It’s May, it’s hot, and we’re going to Portugal next week to meet my Mum. It’s already been a year since her last visit. Commitments and responsibilities increase with chickens and seedlings, but without a correlating decrease in time away from home. Last month we spent three days in Madrid, joining the start of the Extinction Rebellion protests on April 15th. Nik knew more about … Continue reading Following the Moon
A lot has happened since I last wrote about buying a van and getting new doors and windows. Namely, that the van has been bought and the door and windows are in. As the seller said, it took a little while to adjust to her, but little old LE (that’s her number plate) has definitely changed our lives. The neutral, or punto muerto, isn’t … Continue reading Hermanas Asturianas