Guided by the Goddess

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This is a permaculture garden of three acres, where planting and design are guided by the Goddess, in goddess-inspired permaculture. Walk with me as this story of earth care unfolds…

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Permaculture Cottage ~ Inspired Ideas for Gardeners

8am this morning. The steps that lead down to the front garden…and on the tree, a weather-proof mirror and some bamboo chimes. These make the stsrt of the garden walk an interactive experience for all. Few can resist looking at the reflections of the garden behind them, in the mirror, or shaking the chimes. The […]

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Notes from a Cottage…West of Ireland Permaculture.

The land across the smallholding that is Bealtaine Cottage, is very wet indeed. Too wet to do much, except admire the tremendous growth that has taken place recently! The paths are closing in and so I spent about two hours this morning out with my shears, clipping frantically between showers…about a third done, not bad! […]

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Food and Roses…Today at Bealtaine…Permaculture Pantry.

The roses hang heavy on the veranda trellis, spurred on by copious amounts of soft rain and sunshine…Today at Bealtaine.  Baby apples all soft and furry peep from under leaves of bright, greeny newness…Today at Bealtaine. And furry little balls of new peaches start to look important on the tiny, new tree in the tunnel…Today […]

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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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