One day, I read an interview of the Dalaï-Lama where he was explaining that he had never felt lonely. I was surprised. A human being who never feels lonely? Not even just a little bit from time to time? Was this really possible?
In my quest for knowledge and a better health, I often encounter strong contradictions and violent controversies. How can so many opposite worldviews coexist? And what to do when we face this surprising phenomenon? Here I tell a short story to illustrate what I discovered.
A balcony planter is so small that we can sometimes give up on the idea of turning it into a micro food forest. Here, I propose 8 kinds of balcony forest gardens to inspire you. I bet you’ll love at least one of these micro-gardens!
I often lack patience when gardening. My creativity and enthusiasm clash against the slow rythms of nature. This tension forces me to slow down and observe, which gives me the opportunity to learn profound lessons about nature and about myself. Here is how!
In general, an edible forest is set up in a large garden, or on a farm, aiming at achieving some degree of food self-sufficiency. But, here, I propose to mimic the forest on a tiny scale, on your balcony!