Stories and experiences from the garden

Compost in the kitchen garden

The fertility of our soil is the base for a rich harvest. Our most important method for this is our own compost. We explain our approach and what to consider.

Farm fresh

[sponsored] In September, our harvest luck is at its very best with fruits, vegetables and herbs in abundance. We present you two favorite seasonal recipes.

Garden flowers

So far, the construction of our kitchen garden has required a lot of strength and attention. After the basic structure is in place, we can move on to other areas of the property. With blooming meadows, perennial beds and wild fruit hedges we want to let our garden bloom.

Mixed crops in the kitchen garden

We plant our vegetables in mixed crops. The plants are combined in such a way that they can benefit from each other.

Our vegetable seed list

In order not to lose the overview growing so many varieties of vegetables, we created a seed table with which we work throughout the year.

Self-sufficiency from the vegetable garden

We have thought about how long we can and want to provide ourselves with the produce from our garden.

Fascination Honeybee

About our two honeybee colonies and species-appropriate beekeeping.

Herbal Tea from our Garden

From a mixture of edible perennials we conserve the summer as tea.

April showers bring May flowers

After four months of hard work it’s done: our new vegetable garden is ready.

Let’s start into a new garden year

Plans and ideas for our new vegetable garden.

Harvest Festival

We thank Mother Nature for a great first garden year and would like to share some thoughts with you.

When the cherry trees are blooming

A little update from our settler house.

Thoughts about our garden

We are curious how our 3200 sqm property will transform over the year.

Good things from Grete’s garden

For the third time we visited Grete on her organic farm in Mecklenburg and enjoyed country life.

Harvesting, weeding, summer rain

Since our last visit, Gretes farm in Mecklenburg has turned into a purest vegetable paradise.

Sowing, pricking, planting

We spent a few spring days at Gretes Gemüsehof in Mecklenburg.