Tag Archives: organic garden

Copper tools

21 Apr

Inspired by research of Victor Schauberger I am avoiding of using steel tools when planting. In his book  The Fertile Earth – Nature’s Energies in Agriculture, Soil Fertilisation and Forestry: Volume 3 Eco-Technology Series he proved that in contrast with iron and steel, the most common metals used to produce garden tools, copper has a beneficial […]

Spring urban growing time

22 Apr

red frills mustard flowering

Time is flying and almost a year passed since last spring when I’ve got involved into urban growing in NCAD garden. The derelict site changed a great deal since I arrived and now it is ready to become an Organic Market Garden. What people can’t really see is huge amount of compost and organic matter which […]

NCAD Urban Garden Culture file

22 Feb

Ncad Urban Garden featured in Culture file on RTE Lyrics The future of gardening, with self-styled guerrilla composter, Tony Lowth, the horticultural brains behind NCAD’s Garden Farm. In every secret garden, a compost heap. The footsoldiers of a foodie revolution at NCAD talk kale and relational aesthetics.

Building Urban Garden

23 Dec

Building Urban Garden is not an easy task. It is now about 7 months since I have got involved into NCAD garden. The site changed a great deal since I arrived. What people can’t really see is huge amount of compost and organic matter which was carried in couple of wheelbarrows by volunteers. All this […]

Charles Dowding’s NoDig Garden

3 Oct

growers

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 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 […]

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 […]

Irrigation system renovation

4 Jan

During Christmas I experience hospitality of Portuguese people and I have to say food and wine was excellent. Big thanks to Isabel, her parents and friends for having me at the table. After two days of traditional overeating it was time to do some work and burn that Christmas fat. After the cows are gone from the farm there is a […]