Spring harvest

Posted on wo 21 april 2021 in blog • Tagged with harvest, season: spring

A sample of the species I harvested. From top to bottom and from left to right, starting in the left top corner:

  • leaf of Armoracia rusticana (horseradish / mierik)
  • leaf of Galium aparine (cleavers / kleefkruid)
  • leaf of Achillea millefolium (common yarrow / duizendblad)
  • leaf of Claytonia perfoliata (Indian lettuce / winterpostelein)
  • flower of …

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Journal of work in Proeftuin Meerhoven in 2020

Posted on wo 24 maart 2021 in blog • Tagged with survey, practical, season: spring, season: summer, season: fall, season: winter

Since Sunday 2017-07-30 I have been involved with gardening at the Proeftuin Meerhoven in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. This is a community garden maintained by volunteers in the neighborhood adjoining ours. We use the space with approval from the local council. In addition to helping with gardening, I learned a lot …


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PASTE survey food forest Weverkeshof (2019)

Posted on ma 15 april 2019 in surveys • Tagged with permaculture, food forest design, Nuenen, PASTE, season: spring

This is part of the design for a food forest in Nuenen.

This year we did a new PASTE survey. Data gathered 2019-04-15. See also the previous PASTE survey.

In this section we list the available plants, animals, structures, tools and events we have observed directly or indirectly at the …


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Using wasted heat

Posted on ma 04 maart 2019 in blog • Tagged with permaculture, attitudinal principles, experiment, season: fall, season: winter, season: spring

When making bread, the recommendation is to place the dough in a warm spot to rise for about one hour. Since we hardly heat the house in winter (the thermostat is set at 12°C; the living room is a bit warmer still) this proved a bit of a challenge …


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PASTE survey food forest Weverkeshof (2018)

Posted on ma 26 maart 2018 in surveys • Tagged with permaculture, food forest design, Nuenen, PASTE, season: spring

This is part of the design for a food forest in Nuenen.

In this section we list the available plants, animals, structures, tools and events we have observed directly or indirectly at the Weverkeshof in 2018.

Plants

  • Aegopodium podagraria (ground elder / zevenblad)
  • Arum maculatum (snakeshead / gevelkte aronskelk)
  • Bryophyta (moss / mos …

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