April jobs / recycling

I have said it many times: being broke is good for my imagination and skills. Here´s two new treadles for my small loom. If I […]
Jun 25, 2017 / 6 Comments

300 & 1 posts

Lately I have noticed a mix-up of aesthetics of botany, food and yarnwork in my life. Practices of everyday life –ie. living in the cottage, […]
Jun 13, 2017 / 4 Comments

Cottage in February and March

There were very beautiful days on the allotment this winter. As I have been practically living there this year I have been lucky to witness […]
Jun 1, 2017 / 5 Comments

Pics from January

In January I woke up to many mornings like this.Tati and I took walks around the allotment and enjoyed the crispy weather when everything looks […]
Apr 16, 2017 / 4 Comments

First sowings

Last weekend I had time to sow first seeds. I should have done it weeks ago but life happens.I sowed two varieties of chili peppers. […]
Mar 4, 2017 / Add Comment

Veggie crops

I have tons of photos from the allotment so I guess these posts keep on coming to get me through the cold and dark winter. These […]
Dec 14, 2016 / Add Comment

Front flower beds

Surprising things happened this summer in front of the cottage.I thought, for the sake of the neighbours, to have my number one goal with the […]
Sep 27, 2016 / 1 Comment

The case of tomatoes

I didn´t plan to grow tomatoes this year but it just happened. In fact I grew them so much that I have given loads of […]
Sep 18, 2016 / 5 Comments

Allotment in July

I have had the best meals in the cottage this year.Calendula and peas starting to appear.Radish called "French breakfast" was very mild and tasty. I […]
Aug 29, 2016 / Add Comment

First crops

In June some crops were ready to harvest. Basil, dill, spinach, swiss chard and calendula.In my case the cottage is really a key to a […]
Jul 22, 2016 / 1 Comment

New plot

After a long wait things are starting look lush and green on the plot. I sowed more broad beans and runner beans to fill in […]
Jun 26, 2016 / Add Comment

This spring

It feels so strange to be back here writing because spring has just flown by so quickly. I got a new job and I must […]
Jun 12, 2016 / Add Comment

Kitchen garden part III

Here´s the third batch of photos of allotment plot from last summer. You can read the previous post here. This post is very photo-heavy but […]
Mar 2, 2016 / 2 Comments

Kitchen garden part II

This what happened on my plot last June. You can read the first part here. To be honest by June this cottage was supposed to […]
Dec 29, 2015 / 3 Comments