A very short post here with only a few pictures and a short video of our new muscovy ducks, generously donated by Eva and Sören from Västerfärnebo, and the first snow we experience on Två Ekar Gård. Don’t you love the sound of ducks drinking?
Winter is coming. The nights are frosty and today we’ve had the first wet snow of the season. The main house is ready for winter now, but mum’s still very busy with improving things indoors. And… we’re about to invite our first true farm animals: ducks. The pond is now ready for them, apart from […]
Work on our first pond has started in the garden by the main house. Work has been shared fairly (based roughly on body weight) by Arthur and first woofer Jack. Digging the pond takes place during a few short bursts of an intensive digging frenzy throughout the day, with equal emphasis on short and intensive. That’s […]
We have set foot on Två Ekar Gård. Carla and I arrived on the 31st of July, and Annika joined us on the 11th of August. Only yesterday did we finally manage to establish internet connection, so hence the silence. It has been wonder-filled to take the first tiny steps of the long process of getting […]
For a good few months now I have been waiting impatiently for the opportunity to try out the hot composting method such as taught by Geoff Lawton. See for example the following video from J&J Acres which explains the big differences between hot composting and the kind of composting where you put down materials and […]