Defeating Monsanto…with the help of the Bees!

May 2013…This is an update on all that’s growing in the permaculture gardens today. The season has been slow to get going, as the sunshine has been minimal, with rain and cold prevailing. Despite the appalling weather here in the west of Ireland, Apple trees are laden with blossom and bees are buzzing around the […]

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The Festival of Bealtaine

Aquilegia, now growing all over the permaculture gardens and driveway of Bealtaine Cottage, from its beginnings here 8 years ago, with a handful of seed, saved from a some flowers growing in a garden in North London. The time is near…Mayday, known as Bealtaine here in Ireland. It is pronounced “Be Al Tan Ah” Irish […]

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