• Making a Bean Teepee

    Bean Teepee We made a bean tipi out of discarded aluminum poles. It’s quite simple to make it. Just tie the poles on top and bury them a little bit in the soil…

  • Tree Guild and Wildflowers

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  • Hand Carved Crochet Hooks

    Hand Carved Crochet Hooks Making my own craft tools was in my mind for a long time.At last we started making crochet hooks from the branches of pruned trees that we find around…

  • Basketmaking with Grape Vines

    Basket making with Grape Vines A couple of weeks ago,I pruned the grape vine that we had in our balcony.It grew uncontrollably in summer! I tried to pull each runner as long as…

  • Recycling Plastic Cups

    Recycling Plastic Cups  A wonderful way to recycle plastic cups is to grow plants in them.They are the perfect size for sowing seeds and growing cuttings for. Just make sure to pierce a couple…

  • Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold)

    CALENDULA OFFICINALIS After reading about the countless benefits of calendula flowers, last year I sowed a few seeds that I collected from a medicinal garden. They quickly grew and I transplanted them in…

  • Making Linen Coffee Filter

    Linen Coffee Filter You can easily make a coffee filter out of linen or cotton fabric, by using a paper filter as a pattern.Make sure to wash your finished sewn filter thoroughly so…

  • Combing Wool

    Combing Wool Here’s a video of me combing wool. It’s a meditative process that is a part of my daily routine.It’s wonderful to see how felted, dusty wool becomes fluffy and cloud like…

  • Spinning Wool with Turkish Spindle

    Spinning Wool with Turkish Spindle I finally learned how to spin wool. Turkish spindle is a very versatile tool.It dismantles completely so after spinning you have a ball of yarn in your hand…

  • Apple Juice Soda Made with Whey

    Apple Juice Soda made with whey I just found out that making sodas is a fun an easy thing to do! You can try this recipe with other fruit juices too. Mix ¼…