Food in the Midwinter Garden

It’s surprising just how much food is growing in the gardens of Bealtaine at this time of year, the time of scarcity…but far from it! There’s the makings of a decent salad, with Fennel, Japanese salads like Mizuna and others as well as a lovely edible garnish in the form of Pansy flowers. In other […]

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Images on the First Morning of Lughnasa

The first day of Celtic Autumn has arrived. It’s cool. Last night seen the hot water bottle come out of storage and be filled. Rudbeckia has opened its beautiful deep orange petals…a marker of the time of year. This has been grown from seed, this year. I started it off in the tunnel in February, […]

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Perennial Vegetables in a Permaculture Garden

One of the interesting aspects of growing food is the continual study of plants and what grows where, how and why.  I keep records of all I grow as the seasons progress and notice how the environment changes as trees and shrubs grow taller and more dense each year, creating micro-climates, where it is possible […]

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