A Home for the Jackdaws

There remains much work to be done here in the gardens over the coming days and weeks. It is essential I get on with it! I shall leave you with the rest of the photographs I took this morning as I walked around the gardens.

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A Year at Bealtaine Cottage…

Not in any particular order…pictures of the year that was… With the oven hot enough to bake a cake…my beloved Stanley Stove in the kitchen… Early morning mist sweeps up the valley… One of the Plum Trees laden with fruit… The moon rising over the gardens… Salix Contorta, or Twisted Willow, with Hag-Stones hanging from […]

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Permaculture Orchard and Spring Well

An update on the new orchard…the mulching continues as the blossom breaks on the little trees. Lots of nettles have been chopped and layered on the mulch! The path is being extended, as I find time to do a little more and a little more! Look who has made a little bed for himself on […]

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March Against Monsanto

The new sign at Bealtaine Cottage, alongside a more important one…”No Fracking!” Time to advertise what it is we stand for! The power of advertising is immense. Corporations and governments allocate massive amounts of money each year to get their messages of suppression and control across to the public. However, we have the access to […]

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Permaculture Health, Wealth and Abundance…May the Force be With You!

Apple blossom this morning at Bealtaine. As I write this I am listening to Irish Radio…talking endlessly about money, economics, making people spend money, kick-starting the economy! They just don’t get it! The wealth of a country must be measured in the health and wellbeing of its people… Rhubarb waiting for me to turn it […]

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Wild Orchids and Abundance Growing @ Bealtaine Permaculture Cottage, Ireland

Found this morning on a bank at Bealtaine…the first Orchid of the year and I think this is the Green Winged Orchid that can be found only in occasional habitats here in Ireland. The flowers should open up today…when I shall take another pic and post later…it’s exciting! The flower head of Lunaria, (Honesty) is […]

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