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How To Make Seed Balls

No natural farming blog is complete without the famous seed balls. I have experimented for quite some time with many different seed ball methods. I even tried to make a seed ball machine similar to a concrete mixer to make seed balls, but the seed ball machine sadly did not work as expected. So far

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The Sad Story Of Yaku Our Aspin Dog

Sadly our dog Yaku died recently at only 1 year old. I want to write her story here so she will not be forgotten, because in just 1 year she lived a remarkable life. Once upon a time, just after we got our Doberman named Seidr, and just after our 10-year-old Golden Retriever died from

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It Is All About Organic Matter

Natural farming and farming, in general is all about the management of organic matter. For those who do not know what organic matter is, it is basically any decomposed and decaying organic matter coming from any biological lifeforms such as dead plants, dead animals, dead insects, but also feces, urine, and so on. The more

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Tree Planting – Part 2 – 2020

This time I was not just buying trees, but buying a forest. With 400+ new trees on top of the 200 or so that were already growing, I am now hopefully able to reforest the entire land.

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How To Cook The Best Brown Rice Without Rice Cooker

Cooking the best brown rice without a rice cooker is really easy. All you need for this is a pot with a lid that has a small hole in the top. Of course, the very first thing you need to do is wash the rice. Simply soak it for a short time and swish the

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Is Plowing Allowed In Natural Farming?

After having trouble establishing vegetables I sought some advice from an experienced natural farmer. He told me to “Plow the soil once for the last time to awaken the soil”. I was really shocked by this. I thought plowing was bad in any circumstance I said to myself… Did I miss something? I looked through

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Top 5 Tips For Natural Farming

To make natural farming easier, here are my easy top 5 tips for natural farming: 1. Weeds are your friends but do not let them control your life. 2. Use pioneer species and pioneer weeds to speed up regeneration. 3. Do not let any area of the soil be exposed to the sun. 4. Produce

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What I Learned From Having A Sacred Compost

I’ve never heard of a sacred compost and only recently have I gotten to learn more about composting. So, when my husband told me that he wants to create a sacred compost my reaction was, “What the hell is a sacred compost?” I didn’t know that I could learn a lot from having one, and

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