• Polyculture Gardening // Part III

    This is a spontaneous bed that we created over lawn. Some of the plants are perennials, some of them are annuals. Having perennials in a bed is both challenging and fun to play…

  • Polyculture Gardening-Part I

    https://youtu.be/xH4gXYNKm24 I’ve been researching and experimenting on polyculture gardening for a couple of seasons and I can see that it works very well! There are more pollinators and beneficial insects as well as…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Seed Saving #2: Calendula Officinalis

    Seed Saving  2.Calendula Officinalis (Pot Marigold) When the flower closes, slowly the seeds will start to form ( all the little curls you see on the photos are seeds). Once they are dry,…

  • Polyculture Gardening

    Polyculture Gardening Instead of planting plain rows of single vegetables, I prefer to plant mixed vegetables according to companion planting principles. This way the plants are not left vulnerable to pest and diseases.…

  • A Tree Guild

    Before and After 2 years ago we planted a plum tree in this empty spot in our garden.Then we added 2 rosemary plants and a lavender to the edges, a  rasberry in the…

  • 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…