Another Trip Around The Sun!

My birthday has passed. It was a wonderful day and here I am in a new year of my life, another journey around the sun! It’s been an extraordinary journey so far and, as usual, it’s been a wonderful time for casting the occasional, cursory glance over my shoulder to the past. To this end, […]

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Permaculture Cottage ~ Many Magical Trees

The Life Force of Trees It was a common belief, long ago, that many conditions could be cured by bringing the patient into contact with the powerful life force or MANA represented by trees… Nearly 800 trees have been planted here at Bealtaine and there is something so awesome about trees that makes me want […]

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Saturday Morning in the Permaculture Garden

These are the pears in one of the orchards this morning, continuing to develop. Good rainfall has helped enormously and the days are healthily damp! The No-Dig Method of Growing. It is possible for one woman as myself to look after 3 acres of poor land and make it productive, using the No-Dig method which […]

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Permaculture Interest? 30,000 visits to Bealtaine, Ireland.

This is growing on the side of a big log of cut wood near the veranda. Some kind of Fungi…not quite sure and am in the process of scouring books to try to find out! It’s soft, like a giant marshmallow and this is the actual size…but it appears to be growing… Walking by Lough […]

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