June 8, 2024No Comments

Healed By Nature

Healed by nature
We have now described 120+ species found in our forest garden, and we can safely say that our private pharmacy has something to offer for many, many ailments !

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May 25, 20244 Comments

A tour of the garden

End of May 2024. After a month without a drop, we finally had a decent rainshower yesterday. And you can see that in the garden….
Will you join me on a tour of the garden, with (mainly) food plants ?

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May 18, 2024No Comments

A raw and wild recipe, for inspiration

This was our warm lunch today, a salad made of mainly vegetables from our own garden. A raw and wild recipe, as we like them best...

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May 16, 2024No Comments

Drying and preserving

One of the easiest ways to preserve the harvest from your garden is drying. This can be done for many types of vegetables and for quite a few fruits, as well as for herbs, teas and plants that you want to preserve for their medicinal properties.
And of course, a very important part of all preserving activities is harvesting and saving seeds for next year.

Let me tell you how and why...

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May 4, 20242 Comments

Raw And Wild

Did you know that heating your food (microwave, steam, boil, bake, wok, etc.) always comes at the expense of taste, health and nutritional value of your food?

The shorter you heat it, the better.
The shortest? Raw of course!

We eat our vegetables raw as much as possible and like to add “wild” to our meal.

Let me tell you how and why...

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April 14, 20242 Comments

New pages to Food Forest Garden

I added three new pages to Food Forest Garden: What We Eat, What We Grow and Where We Grow It.

On the first page, I'll give you an overview of what we eat. Then I'll tell you what's in the garden, and finally where it is and the overall layout.

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April 10, 20246 Comments

Food forest garden (2)

A few days ago I told you in a post about our work in our food forest garden.

There were so many positive comments, and so many requests to post regular updates, that I decided to dedicate a special page on my website to it.

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April 7, 20248 Comments

Food forest garden

Now that the weather is getting warmer, we are continuing to 'build' our food forest garden. This weekend we planted several fruit and nut trees, together with a lot of herbs and a few more berry bushes...

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March 22, 2024No Comments

Regenerative Agriculture

Regenerative agriculture is an important topic in the conversation about the future of our food supply in a world where the that supply gets more and more disrupted.
And it is hot, because it is a much cleaner and healthier way of growing our food than the industrial agriculture we now rely on...

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