The vision

Building a little piece of paradise

This page is about the journey of turning a standard place into my personal paradise; step by step. The former farm house ground was neglected for a while. The back area was used for ponies and is now an unused field. While the direct back yard was mainly used to host one big aviary, the front garden was made from gravel. Step by step, these areas will be turned into nature, again. Want to join the journey?

Project Kitchen Garden

The area next to the house is turned into a kitchen garden. This is the smallest and therefore fastest project.

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Project Cottage Garden

The back yard is turned into a cottage garden mainly holding bird and insect friendly plants. The center will be a pergola sitting area.

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Project Forest Garden

The longest project is turning the former field into a forest garden. The concept of permaculture is used for planning and implementation.

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Strawberry Madness!

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Against the general advice on strawberries that they do not like to overwinter outside, I did not take the strawberries out last year and put them in the greenhouse for the winter. I also didn’t take cuttings and hibernate… Continue reading Strawberry Madness!

Additional Vegetable Garden

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง As I told earlier in spring, our supermarket had a “Moestuin Maatjes” action. Here, you can read the whole story. Most of the seeds have germinated and developed in the greenhouse into beautiful plants that needed a place outdoors.… Continue reading Additional Vegetable Garden


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