• Improvised Low Tunnel

    With the weather being so unexpected this year, I didn’t want my potatoes to freeze. So I made an improvised low tunnel to protect them. There were some willow branches that I collected…

  • Pvc Pipe Low Tunnel

    For a long time we wanted to make a low tunnel using pvc pipes.They are durable, water resistant and lightweight. By chance my parents had a special tool for connecting the pipes with…

  • Galium Aparine (Cleavers) // Yoğurt Otu

    Cleavers come out in abundance in late winter to spring. They cling to clothes, cats, anything that is close by! They start to show up as early as January and grow rapidly in…

  • Making Beads with Fig Tree Shoots

    You can easily make your own beads from young tree shoots.I first saw this idea at @foragedfibers feed in which she uses willow and dogwood branches. In our garden we have a couple of…

  • Growing Plants from Cuttings

    Whenever I see a plant I like I just take a little cutting about 10 cm long with at least 2 eyes on it and stick it in a pot filled with loose…

  • Garden in February

    Spinach plants that I sowed at the end of September are going strong. They endured snow and freezing weather! Broccoli is fruiting Swiss chard’s leaves are getting larger, Fennel is giving out new…

  • How to make Sourdough Bread

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  • Wild Salad Greens

    As I got to know and recognize the wild plants that pop up all over, I realized how much more beneficial they are than the domesticated greens.

  • Making a Rib Basket

    We have virginia creeper and honeysuckle on our front fence that grew wildly over the past spring and summer. So after I pruned them, I removed the bark of honeysuckle and carefully coiled…

  • Dyeing Wool with Virginia Creeper

    Our front fence is covered with Virginia creeper / Parthenocissus quinquefolia (which I mistakenly thought was hedera helix).Now that it’s fall, we pruned it as it grew vigorously during summer. With all the…