Free to Install, Renewable, Clean Energy

Coppicing has taken up much of the day. It’s remarkable just how much wood can be grown from scratch on a small amount of land. It’s safe to say that there is a surplus of wood here, much of which will continue to grow until next winter. Coppicing increases the amount of wood growing, as […]

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Hens…Raising Happy Girls!

The Bealtaine Girls…a bit like the Bluebell Girls, except they don’t dance! I love hens. They are social creatures. They are inquisitive by nature and become very tame when treated well. I have kept hens for years, even when I lived in London, I kept hens in my garden in Muswell Hill. So, hens are […]

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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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