Insulating a rintamamiestalo with hemp

When I first spoke with friends about insulating the house with hemp in 2018 I got all those jokes about hemp that you can get when you are telling about it. But hemp is, alongside with cellulose and straw bale a real good insulating material. But first things first.

Presentation at the FPA event

Inspiration and Learning at the Permaculture Association Fall Event

As you may know, both of us are Finnish Permaculture Association actives since its creation in 2016.

Training Permaculture Teachers course in Gorno Draglishte Bulgaria

Bulgaria and back - Training Permaculture Teachers course

Some weeks before the 24th Lumia told me about a Teachers Training in Bulgaria. I had noticed that there was an e-mail about it but I didn’t really look into it because I had to write some documents for a client.

Garden news October 2019

Winter has officially arrived. Well not officially, but for me first snow means that autumn is coming to an end, even though it always melts away for another month or even two. Here are some impressions from the garden on the 28th and 29th of October 2019.

Plastic trash

Zero Waste Challenge - Final Notes

In the first part after week one I decided to track our other trash, namely the recycleables. For the rest of the month of September, for about 3 weeks I did just that, and here are some notes about it.

A shed at Beyond Buckthorns

The Biogas Shed

It is 2017 and my parents were on holidays at Beyond Buckthorns and they told me during a walk that something needs to be done with one of the sheds, especially with the color of the walls, which was already coming off.

One week's trash

Zero Waste September Challenge – Thoughts after Week One

In Finland September is Zero Waste challenge month.

Permaculture Stencil Template

Permaculture Pocket Stencil Template

During a rainy day I went looking for nitrogen fixing shrubs and ended up watching a Geoff Lawton video where he interviewed someone who showed their design process. During that video I noticed that the designer was using a stencil template. Something I used back at school when I was a kid.

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Garden news October 2019

Winter has officially arrived. Well not officially, but for me first snow means that autumn is coming to an end, even though it always melts away for another month or even two. Here are some impressions from the garden on the 28th and 29th of October 2019.

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Training Permaculture Teachers course in Gorno Draglishte Bulgaria
Tiny mandala garden with a sea buckthorn
continuous integration as part of how a permaculture diploma is disseminated
Organic grown beans ready to eat
Cutting a huge pumpkin
Green peas growing
printed Lunar Calendar for 2019
First Snow Flakes Falling on Finish Soil