Introduction to ecovillage living – course report

From the 8th to the 15th of October 2017 we experienced an intensive week full of seminars and workshops, based mostly on an experiential way of learning and non-formal education methods. The result exceeded our expectations! We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all those who decided to join our course and share with us this unforgettable time. …

SunseedIntroduction to ecovillage living – course report

Mulching

As the growing conditions around Sunseed are very harsh with very little rain and soil depleted from nutrients, it is very important to use innovative methods to protect plants from the harshest sun in the summer and frost in the winter. At the moment in the Arboretum, the application of mulch (mostly reeds) is tested to see its benefits for …

SunseedMulching

Medicinal Plants in the Arboretum

This month we planted medicinal plants in the Arboretum. For that, we previously made a trench to irrigate and we covered the soil around each plant with biomass to avoid evaporation. Stones were set along the trench to keep moisture and let the water go through them. Then, we made some small signs including the latin name of the plant, …

SunseedMedicinal Plants in the Arboretum