Welcome to our small homestead in Sweden

Projects

Starting up a farm involves a lot of work. We renovate, rebuild, and construct. We dig, plant, and sow. We also have to get firewood for heating as well as huge amounts of woodchips for our gardening activities. Our farm is not large, but we are lucky to have neighbours that allow us to log in their forests.

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preserving-food

Preserving Our Harvest

This time of year, it is all about taking care of the produce from the garden. We harvest, eat, and preserve everything we cannot manage to eat fresh. It is fun to try out different preservation methods and watch the shelves in the pantry fill up.

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Poles

Spring Activities

Although the spring has been unusually cold this year, we have already completed a lot of tasks on our list. Building raised beds, sowing, and preparing for a new-build are just a few of our activities. We have also managed to squeeze in a trip to Poland.

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orangery

Building an Orangery

We started building an orangery in April 2020. However, due to Corona-restrictions, traveling between Norway and Sweden has been difficult in periods. The construction has therefore taken us almost two years to complete.

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Making Woodchips

Apparently, woodchips seem to be the big thing for gardeners and growers these days. We started out with a small garden grinder that only accepted twigs and quickly

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Creating a Lawn

Grass covered the entire area in front and back of our house. However, the layer of soil was thin. The driveway which continues into a dirt road on

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A couple that rapidly is reaching the age of retirement. We currently work in Norway and the farm is our retirement plan.
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preserving-food

Preserving Our Harvest

This time of year, it is all about taking care of the produce from the garden. We harvest, eat, and preserve everything we cannot manage to eat fresh. It is fun to try out different preservation methods and watch the shelves in the pantry fill up.

Read More
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