• 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…

  • Passionfruit (Passiflora Edulis)

    Passiflora Edulis // Passionfruit While living in Thailand passionfruit was one of my favorite fruits.After coming back to Turkey I realized that passiflora incarnata is grown as an ornamental plant in the gardens…