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2017-09-23 Compost Company’s goes public

I have found a new job! I have joined Irene and Chris (and Mutende, missing in the picture) in starting up a composting business! And this is our first official puplic performance! Today the city's official farm has celebrated a kind...

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2017-09-02 Veldhof anniversary

Finally, after two months, I've been back at my former apprenticeship farm De Veldhof. I'd really missed that place, and the three gardeners Valerie, Meike and Frans. I brought them presents, as that's what you do on a birthday party,...

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2017/08/22 – August Garden Tour

Coming back to Holland after 3 weeks of vacation in East Germany with family and friends, we stepped outside our kitchen door and had a look at this green jungle that had formed withing that short period of time. It didn't look quite that bad acutally,...

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2017/07 – July Garden Tour

Welcome to the july garden tour in my little permaculture garden. I missed posting a tour in june which makes the growth between may and now very obvious. Much has happened this young summer already. so let's get started. ...

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2017/05 – May Garden Tour

It's may and time for a new tour through my gardens. Finally I found the time to update my blog on this, because I have been so busy with school homework, preparing permaculture workshops (on forest gardens, herb spirals, urban permaculture and composting) and for...

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2017/04/11 – April Garden Tour

I have been taking photos of the garden since two weeks now and found them already outdated a few days later when I wanted to upload them into the new blog post. So today I'll take you on my early april garden tour and show you what has changed since march. And it's...

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2017 March – Bio-Dynamic Agriculture Education Update

Permaculture Farm De Veldhof. At De Veldhof, the farm where I work as a student, has changed quite a lot since I took the last photo's in December. The front half has now been planted with berry shrubs of all kinds and wooden support poles have been added. There are a...

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2017/03/12 – Big Spring Garden Cleaning

Now that it's March already, it's time to clean up the wintery mess in the garden. I also used this perfect sunny sunday to clean out the shed and my husband deassabled the chicken coop that took up a lot of space on the terrace. Now it looks so neat and fresh in my...

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2017/01/03 – First Seeds Into The Soil

I am really very happy with the garden plan software from www.growveg.co.uk which I have been using for the third year now. Costs me 18 EUR per year and the sofware even helps me with crop rotation. It remembers which plant family has been put on which garden bed last...

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2017/01 – Frozen Garden

Yep, it's Januari and my garden is white and frozen. Hier I've uploaded some pictures of the "chaos" that's left over from last year. I didn't take those dead sunflowers down because their corpses do provide some winter habitat to all kinds of insects and life that I...

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2017/01/18 – BioBeurs Zwolle, NL

By chance it was possible for me to visit the BioBeurs, a fair for the organic sector, for both days. It was really fascinating and great. A little stressy, too though. Because haf of the building was dedicated to all kinds of lectures and workshops, the other half...

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2017 – Happy New Year!

My new agricultural apprenticeship 🙂 the fresh start of a new gardening season, and all my plans for 2017 of motivation. of self-discipline. As always... And finances... Dear friends, I wish you all a happy new year full of health and wealth, dreams and...

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16/09/16 – PDC @ Permaculture Eden, FR

This class room!!! the direct experience of self-sustainability on a farm. This was a very practical PDC, hands-on mentality and taught from experience. To do the same thing somewhere in East Germany one day. Having planted a tree next to the new swale our group had...

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