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Feb update - mulch, superadobe, swale, good life

posted 22 Feb 2017, 03:29 by D Graves   [ updated 22 Feb 2017, 03:43 ]
Woody mulch completed around fruit trees - less grass and weeds to maintain. The random containers are worm towers - pony poo and worms that will fertilise the soil:woody mulch around fruit trees

Outside render completed:
outside render completed

Evita learning to fish:

Helpers Fanny and Sarah proud of the little wall we assembled using all the 'spare' rocks:

Inside of the dome painted - why not a little different?! :
inside of dome painted

Sunflowers just survived the hot weather. We finally had 41mm over 3 days earlier this week to give the soil a much needed drink:
sunflowers

Day off - exploring at two local National Parks:

Stunning sunset colour:
sunset

Cute capture of Milkie:
pretty goat

Fired Kev the oven again to cook pizza, bread, and a piglet. Gosh helpers are spoilt here!
pizza

Third swale; dug in a day. Fertilised the mound with humanure from caravan setup. Have added woody mulch over the agpipe:
swale

Door hung today:

And a short little video about bees that Fanny made - she is making a larger video about Permaculture here for her Mum to use for her English class back in France: