Category Archives: Gardening

My little paradise…

I am sorry for having been so quiet recently but I spent a few days at my parents’ place – in south central France. They live in a small village in “the middle of nowhere” – as my partner put … Continue reading

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Seasonal (nordic) salad

I have always tried to eat local & seasonal food but since I moved to Ireland I use lots of imported ingredients to make salads (tomatoes, melons, etc.). Last Saturday, I finally made my first “Irish salad” – All the … Continue reading

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Balcony gardening and DIY plant containers

One of the biggest challenge of the balcony gardener is to find suitable plant containers i.e. deep and not too heavy containers. Any vessel is suitable for container gardening if it has drainage. Here are some of my favourite cheap, … Continue reading

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Somewhere on earth: the beekeeping experience

I have been quite quiet recently, being extremely busy at work and doing some exams, but here are some pictures that I took in France three weeks ago – visiting my parents. The pictures were taken in Cantal and Aveyron, … Continue reading

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Honey: A supreme product

Honey is one of nature’s healthiest foods – a gift from the bees. Honey has strong antibacterial properties, can be a powerful immune system booster and is a quick energy giving food. However, honeybees (and other pollination insects) are declining … Continue reading

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