Spring Garden in Ireland ~ Permaculture Planting for Brilliance!

One of the real advantages of a permaculture garden is that there is always colour…flowers are not the only colour in the garden! I took this photo about  five minutes ago and even though it’s drizzly, dull and cloudy, the garden at the front of the cottage is dazzling with a veritable artist palette of […]

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Celtic Triad. Permaculture Musings from Bealtaine Cottage, West of Ireland.

Produce in the tunnel is growing well. There is always some food to be harvested in here all year round. This is important as I am a vegan and need to ensure a good supply of fresh, wholesome, organic food. A view of the fruit and vegetable gardens taken from the field behind Bealtaine. Kilronan Mountain […]

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Weekend Permaculture Tree Planting at Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland.

  Blossom on the Plum and Cherry trees continue to develop at Bealtaine Smallholding. As I type this blog on a calm and warm Friday evening I am amazed at the continual good weather experienced here in the west of Ireland since the middle of March. The climate is changing…that I know. Peach blossom covers […]

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