Spring glimpses

Spring glimpses

For a couple of weeks seemed already spring: very hot sun, warm breeze, and in the air the tipical march perfume… it lasted only up to few days ago, when temperature dropped 10°C, due to cold winds from the north. But this window of spring glimpses gave us the...

Biodynamic agriculture – the beginning

Last month, apart from the generic spring activities, organizing some workshops and experimenting a new terrace-compost style, we begun to read some texts of biodynamics, finally arriving to the quite famous (and really deep) series of lectures in Koberwitz (south...
Rooting hormones from willows and poplar trees

Rooting hormones from willows and poplar trees

During last permaculture workshop I was happy to have discovered that from willows and poplar trees we can easily obtain a nice rooting hormone solution. Usually there is no need to use hormonal rooting solutions or powders, now very common and used like...

Raised bed in the Alps

To channelize our inspiration and begin some experiments in different soils, we finally convinced a friend in the Alps to build together with us a small “raised-bed” just on the border of his veggie-garden! Actually the history of this plot of land is...

Intro to Permaculture

This weekends ago we partecipated into a very nice event: Introduction to Permaculture in Fundao, fifteen people or so, in a 2 day workshop with Joao Jorge. Interesting 2 days theory on permaculture, a lot of questions and creative replies, finishing with a practical...