Testing the Flir c2 thermal cam

Before Christmas 2019 we bought a FLIR cam, a thermal image camera. With that cam it is possible to detect leaks of warmth in a building. It shows temperature as colour as an overlay over a normal photo.

The wand chooses the wizzard - How to find a Diploma tutor

Before my PDC at Elontila it was already clear that I would start the process of getting a Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design (DAPD).

Meeting the Nordic Institute of Permaculture in Oslo

On Friday morning Lumia brought me to Hämeenlinna so that I could take the bus to Helsinki Vantaa Airport, in order to catch the plane to Oslo. Why Oslo? This years, 2019, Nordic Institute of Permaculture meeting was held in Oslo and the Finns…

Hacking an IKEA Lack table the Permaculture way

I’m on my way in preparation for the Diploma in Applied Permaculture Design and therefore always have the principles and also the OBREDIM process in mind. Some of the designs of the Diploma will be about BeyondBuckthorns and our house.

A printable Lunar Calendar for 2019

Between the years there is usually a lot of time for thoughts, friends, movies, books, projects and all kinds of things. At Beyondbuckthorns we have started to plan the next year, the next gardening season. 

Starting with Kombucha

This article is a recipe for me (actually more a documentation) and for Maria who I have given a "mother" during the meeting of the Finnish Permaculture Association in Koroinen, because she asked me for one during our…