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Harvest, vision and solar heating

Harvest, vision and solar heating

Autumn has arrived and so it is time to harvest and store. The greenhouse tunnel has been emptied of peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, aubergine, grapes, etc. The tomato plants look overgrown and physalis is everywhere you look – both ripe and unripe fruit. The root vegetables are still standing outside, as are the leeks and Brussels sprouts. Considering letting the parsnip remain in the soil over winter. That I learned at the last seed meeting. It need only be covered, as

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Forest garden at Ecotopia

Forest garden at Ecotopia

After some intense weeks we can now begin watering the plants in the forest garden. 😉 It began with a planning period together with the permaculture designer Christoff, who led the workshop, and his assistant gardener Dominik, both from Austria. First soil tests were done and the pH level tested. Then we visited three nurseries, namely Wallströms, Åbergs och Rosenhagen, following Christoff and Dominik’s careful research into Nordic species and the whole selection of edible nuts, herbs, flowers, berries and

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Vegetable garden and climate change beat records

Vegetable garden and climate change beat records

Today the window cleaner from Pärs Måleri in Bollerup was here and washed our windows with ionised water, an alkaline water whose benefits are based upon the alkaline principle found in the raw food movement and which increases both weight loss and well-being. So you can be sure that our windows beam with joy today! No chemicals, no solvent, only water. This is a sustainable solution, isn’t it? Yesterday dance therapist Barbro Carelius-Hallgren was here and led a workshop. Nice

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Rammed Earth House

Rammed Earth House

Now we have begun the building up of a recycling house for waste using a rammed earth building technique. Markus Beskow, who built his rammed earth house himself in Baskemölla eco-village is leading a workshop here at Ecotopia on 5-6 June. The walls are built by pouring down a clay mix in a mould (see picture), in a roughly ten centimetre thick layer. Thereafter it is pressed together to roughly 5 centimetres thickness with the help of an air pressure-powered

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