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Permaculture meeting in Koroinen

Piirit Koroisilla

The Finnish Permaculture Associations events are always nice. This autumn we met in Koroinen, Turku. Read all about it!

Diploma

Water - element of live

Catching the rain

At Beyond Buckthorns we have our own well. It is 12 – 13 meters deep and is connected to a pump that starts when there is demand. Well water is our drinking and washing water. In 2017 we got hit by 2 droughts. Both together made it necessary to use well water to water the garden. Our main garden is 300 m² in size. And with a drought lasting 3-4 weeks we reached our limit – then the well started to run dry. It was then when I started to design a simple water plan for the garden.

At the Garden

4 years BeyondBuckthorns

4 years BeyondBuckthorns

It’s our four year anniversary here at BeyondBuckthorns!

About

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...