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

We Decided to Make Joghurt at Home

In December we were staying in Germany for Christmas and during that time we had a discussion with my parents about Finnish joghurt. If you were ever used to German joghurt you will only like some of the Finnish joghurts, perhaps the one liter fruit joghurt or the Turkish/Greek style joghurt.

Pickled green tomatoes it is

In March I started to plant a lot of tomatoes. 5 varieties, 8 - 15 plants per variety, planted in pots indoors. It all looked very well in the beginning, the plants where growing, enjoying the sun behind the window. I transferred them into bigger pots once they grew out of their pot.

Lingonberry Creations

Happy new year 2017! The new year has started with beautiful, cold weather and lots of plans for the next year!

Conserving Corn

Our corn harvest happened a while back, but as there are not so many garden news to post during the wintertime, I thought I'd revisit the subject and share what we did with corn we got in October.

Kale is in Season

The winter has arrived! I would actually hope it would go away for a while still, but it has its benefits - beautiful snow, good reason to cuddle inside - and tasty kale! We've been having kale a lot now after it got the frost it needed.

Cucumber Frenzy

We did have some cucumbers growing in our garden, but not enough to make conserves of them.

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Delicious Zucchini Chips in a white bowl
Participants at the Biogas Workshop at the Finnish Permaculture farm Beyond Buckthorns
Corn bound on wood stems to withstand the wind
different logs inoculated with mushroom brood resting on a palett
Cranes over the barn
Blue cornflowers
Pickled green tomatoes it is
Joghurt glass with fesh homemade joghurt