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Charles Dowding’s NoDig Garden

3 Oct


No Dig Market Garden course with Charles Dowding is over. My head is overflowing with new knowledge and new ideas. I enjoyed hospitality and great food from grown by Charles and prepared by Steph. Charles is growing organic food for about 30 years. Most of this time he is developing a No-dig approach to farming. […]

Urban Organic Farm Dublin

31 Jul

no-dig raised beds

This is Urban Organic Farm Dublin. At the moment it is still under construction and no-dig method of organic farming is being followed. We are getting ready to open the garden for people interested to get involved. Creating an Urban Organic Farm in Dublin centre is not an easy job. A lot of creatures are […]

Meitheal aka Cob oven party

20 Jun

I would like to invite everybody for a traditional Meitheal aka Cob oven party. Lets get together this Sunday (22.6) in Moy Hill Community Garden and build a Cob oven for pizza and bread baking sessions. We will start around 11. Tell your friends and come to create, eat and have fun…

Urban Farming

20 Jun

I was quiet on the web in last few months and time has come to catch up. The reason behind neglecting my blog is Urban Farming. I had who was asked to start growing organic vegetables for NCAD college canteen. I became a organic grower and I just cant stop. The site is just two […]

Guerrilla Gardening Manualfesto

22 Mar

I picked up Guerrilla Gardening Manualfesto (book) in library a while ago and I just remember it with the spring coming. Book is written in a very digestible way, full of stories about cool people and great ideas to make your urban jungle more livable. I need to get my seed-bombs ready to improve all […]

Moy Hill Community Garden

13 Nov

the plot

There is more and more people starting to realize that you are what you eat and turning their back to chemically grown food shipped around the globe. Moy Hill Community Garden is aimed to promote organic food and create community space. Call in to find out why choose local and organically grown food or even […]


26 May

Monsanto Company is a publicly traded American multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation headquartered in Creve Coeur, Missouri. It is a leading producer of genetically engineered (GE) seed and of the herbicide glyphosate, which it markets under the Roundup brand. Their Roundup ready genetically modified seeds are the only plants that survive Roundup spraying. Why is Monsanto […]

Van-grown superfoods or sprouts from the jar

10 Jan

For sleeping in a van during winter good health is essential. Good diet and exercise is matter of course for me.  Another boost are sprouts from the jar. Here is a method from the book Local wild life – Turtle lake refuge’s recipes for Living Deep by Katerina Blair Becoming a sprouting master Sprouting creates an added dimension for […]

Porcini mushroom and zuchinni brown risotto

12 Dec

Another fine dinner from the Van. We enjoyed this one when Oviedo crew joined me for extended weekend. You will need: two porcini or 25g of dried similar mushrooms 1 chorizo thinly sliced 1 onion finely chopped can of garden peas 1 medium zucchini 1 medium leek sliced 250 g brown rice 200 ml rose wine […]

Dinner from the Van

20 Nov

To open the food section here is a great dinner idea. Rose Wine braised ginger turkey with onion and leek sauce with melange of fresh veggies     500 g Prime organic Spanish turkey breast 2 medium onions 1 leek 2 cloves of garlic 3 tomatoes juice from half lemon nice bit of ginger 1/3 […]