Forest Garden in Winter

A new camera…thanks to you, who so kindly donated to this little site…and here’s to all the much improved pics to come! This is what’s termed a “bridge camera,” that is one between what I had before and a professional camera. It is of course a pre-loved model…very loved from the excellent condition and not […]

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The Woman Who Planted Trees

Many people ask if they can visit Bealtaine Cottage Permaculture Gardens and I always try to oblige if it’s at all possible! Some advance notice is welcome, as life on 3 acres on one’s own can get pretty full on at times. Last evening I was called by a friend, who wanted to know if […]

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An Irish Cottage Garden in Spring

I’ve been listening to Sinead O’Connor this morning as I clean the cottage. What is it about music that energizes and propels one along in whatever work they are engaged in? It reminds me of the factories during WW2 where music was introduced as the women worked, building components for, and weapons of, war! And […]

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