Here comes a selection of recipes on homemade sprays (from a gardenbook): GRANDMOTHER’S RECIPE Against white flees/Aleyrodidae , aphids, Sucking insects… 3-4 hot chili peppers (or 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper) 1 large yellow onion 1 whole garlic 1 liter of water 1-2 tablespoons green soap Mix chili, onions and garlic with 1-2 dl of water. Place … More WAR IN THE GARDEN
Garden, sun and rain fragrance, grass, rose, lavender and doing nothing/
I had a dream … grapes would give us many bottles of wine. But… four small seeds in a pot gave us cucumber! They climb on and through the grapes. Surprise!
I had a dream…. potatoes, climbing haricovert/beans, red and striped beetroots, kohlrabi, celery, yellow and green squash, black currant, artichokes… Poppies came with the wind… Jag hade en dröm… potatis, störbönor, röd- och polkabetor, kålrabbi, selleri, gul och grön squash, svarta vinbär, jordärtskockor. Vallmo kom med vinden…
Yesterday we visited the ‘statar’ museum in Skåne at Torup Castle. ‘Statare’ (state system) = full-time-year employed farm hands working on large farms. The men in the fields and in the forest while the women milked. The salary was in the form of food ( state). Many families, many children in one long statar houses! … More STATARMUSEUM – NOBILITY – FARM HANDS