Living beyond sea buckthorns. A journey into permaculture, gardening, biogas and food in rural Finland, Laitikkala

From the Glog

The garden in images on May Day 2019

The first bunch of daffodils is open

Yes, another glog post from Beyond Buckthorns! The spring has been wonderful, April was very warm even though pretty dry, and nature has been liking it. Here are a few snapshots of the garden on the 1st of May 2019. Let's just all ignore the fact that I am writing this on the 3rd and that there is currently snow on the ground again.

Diploma Design

Continuous integration

continuous integration as part of how a permaculture diploma is disseminated

You know BeyondBuckthorns.com, don't you? You are currently on it, so I guess you somehow do. But do you know what it is about? If not, now is your time to go there and check it out.

Food

Starting with Kombucha

Starting with Kombucha

This article is a recipe for me (actually more a documentation) and for Maria who I have given a "mother" during the meeting of the Finnish Permaculture Association in Koroinen, because she asked me for one during our PDC a

Chase and Snow

Who we are

When we got the offer from Lumias mother to take over her two-hectare premises in the countryside of Finland we jumped for joy. For us living in the countryside in a house with a big garden was a big dream - after years and years of city dwelling we had grown to realize we want to live in nature, with nature, and this was our chance.

After one and a half years of learning, planning and jumping for joy we packed our bags in Germany and moved into our new home in May 2016. Join us on our journey in making the premises our dream come true - a Nordic permaculture paradise!