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It was cold, wet and muddy, but, as in previous years, a group of students from CEMUS (Uppsala University Department for Sustainable Development) came out for a work day in the garden and got a lot of work done, like picking pumpkins and tomatoes before the frost gets them



Cabbage for a big batch of sauerkraut. 


Moving a couple of trees


Fixing the compost piles

And much more. 

After the good, hard, work, we retired to the kitchen to warm up and dry out with pumpkin soup and lively discussions. 

I slept in the garden shed last night.

And woke up to this. 


The reason (besides the fresh air and beautiful veiw) was that we discovered that the deer had been jumping over or forcing the fence in the protected garden. 


And eating chard


So, I fixed the fence 


And figured that I should try to give them a scare in the night. But I didn’t hear or see a thing. I slept very well!

After all the guests snd garden parties, we are off on a garden viewing trip. First stop is Järna – a nice little home-made greenhouse full of tomatoes and peppers. 

 

Some art left behind

 

Taking it easy again

Still going strong

Big party tomorrow!

We are now busy getting everything in order for the Big Garden Party festival. Weeding, watering, cleaning, baking, buying stuff, planning and putting into action all the crazy ideas for a fun time this coming saturday 22 july. 


Everyone we know and/or know us are welcome!!!!

There is much more to see in the mountains around Abisko. 

Like people




Mountan bikes


Sami huts



Alpine flowers



Lichens




Stone



And such!

Deeper into the mountains. 

A couple days of trekking is a wounderful relief from the garden chores. 

A bit noisy, but so soothing!