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Bealtaine Cottage…So, you want to know what a smallholding looks like before it’s permacultured?

Bealtaine Cottage smallholding at the beginning, nine years ago.

The property looked quite barrens and derelict. 004

And today, winter time in Ireland and the land is pure abundance!

Where the orchards, tunnel and veggie gardens are now.

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And just some of the apples that crop every year!

An unpromising start…but Permaculture can take root anywhere!

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Making a start…about nine years ago.

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Bealtaine Cottage at the beginningHow it was…

bealtaine Cottage in February 2013

Over 900 trees planted since then.