February in the Goddess Permaculture Gardens of Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland.

Work has continued unabated all this week. I managed to get a load of cardboard to begin mulching the problem bed over by the Lughnasadh Garden. Here I have laid the aboard and mulched with chipping from the garden shredder and laid another layer of cardboard. The progress is fairly rapid, with the exception that all the chipping come from the gardens, so pruning and shredding has to happen in conjunction with the mulching…and that takes quite some time! These are the magnificent red dogwoods that I am pruning at the moment…providing lots of mulch. The shredder is electric, second…