mandala garden

fall garden shamballa

building soil and fall garden at shamballa

  The last weeks we'd been working on building our soil, adding compost and organic material, building new beds for spring planting and building few hot compost piles. " Good composting, like good cooking, is anchored in an unabashed love of your ingredients, each and every one, and in a great, raring appreciation of change and inter being. Making compost is an art, the fine art of arranging garbage"  Wendy Johnson"       cabbages and kales   Nate turning the hot compost pile   mustard leaves   greens kale feathery friends   healthy meal after a gardening day....   kale, red cabbage, garlic and broccoli... day one hot compost pile mulching   Florian making the hot compost pile compost pile day 4 Lara working in the mandala garden more vegetables.... Read more [...]

kitchen garden and wild flowers

        The fall is here and a lot of work in the garden....harvesting, transplanting, mulching, sowing green manure for winter and winter crops.... The abundant wild flowers fill the air full of fragrances..... Tomatoes still ripening....  bee attractor wild flower   jazmin del monte o palo amarillo red clover red clover calendula mint cosmos and pollinator rucula sprouting paramagnetic rock mandala garden and the hose in the back juano checking the clovers inti and buda playing red clovers making compost piles and mulch fava beans for green manure peas for green manure mulching rucula, mustard, pock choi, lettuces, beets and some wild flowers lots of wild mushrooms in the garden!!! red lettuce morning glory rucula mulching and sowing some fava beans and peas at the mandala garden more tomatoes.... keyhole ktichen garden with rucula, chard, tomatoes, red cabbage, broccoli, Read more [...]