Planting a food forest: The plan

Moos on an old trunk

We have another big project besides the restoration of our house: planting a little food forest! We already found out that we theoretically could sustain our trees by rain water alone. Why we want a food forest In future we would love to live harmoniously with nature and not fight it. Ideally, we only go out and […]

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How rainwater is worth a lot of money

Precipitation of our area

If have never before really considered how much water costs. I know that store-bought water is basically a scam making people pay horrendous amounts of money for bottling something that belongs to everybody. We already talked about how filtering your own water enables you to live much cheaper. This post starts with the trees Today I researched […]

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Applying Permaculture principles

The house is one important project but equally important is the cultivation of our land. The soil is very degraded after years of only growing oats. Since late summer, we just left it as it is. Letting the weeds grow. Weeds are an indicator of poor soil health but they also help to recover the soil. Learning […]

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