At Es Viver, GOB’s ecological plant nursery, organic seedlings of various varieties are now available for the kitchen garden. Thursday was the start of Sant Miquel a Nadal according to the way the year is divided in the Menorcan countryside. It is the season for winter planting of the kitchen garden. Continue reading Ecological seedlings from Menorca
Es Viver, GOB, has a sale of summer seedlings. We are at the end of the season for planting summer vegetables. Es Viver has a sale of local organic kitchen garden plants: different sorts of tomatoes, peppers, aubergines, melons, water melons, pumpkins…
Es Viver, GOB, is a project that aims to promote an environmentally friendly use of the land. It produces certified ecological plants that are native to the island for sustainable gardening: aromatic and kitchen plants, various varieties of indigenous kitchen garden seedlings, plants for cut flowers, soil and ecological fertilizer. It also designs and maintains sustainable gardens and green filtres that are purification systems of residual water using aquatic plants.
We are open from Monday to Saturday, 10.30 to 13.30. Es Viver is in Mahon on the airport road near the old Mestral. 650 350 172 and 971 350 762, email@example.com.
With the arrival of spring, we already have at Es Viver seedlings for the garden of various local varieties: courgettes, Menorcan tomatoes for salads and for hanging, lettuces, chard, spinach, cucumbers. The seedlings are produced with ecological certification. Continue reading Ready – seedlings for the summer
Good gifts for the festive season are fruit trees of local varieties. At Es Viver, GOB’s garden centre, you can find ecological Menorcan fruit trees produced by Arbres d’Algendar of Caritas. A gift that contributes to the recovery of a diverse heritage of fruit stocks at the same time. Continue reading Fruit trees for Christmas
This Saturday, 16 October at 10 am, we have organised a workshop on how to make compost in the garden at GOB’s Es Viver. To attend, please could you register here . Kitchen waste or the cuttings from the kitchen and house gardens rather than being wasted are a useful resource and good for improving the fertility of the earth if they are well composted using the right techniques. This Saturday there is an opportunity to learn how to do it.
Remember that the Es Viver garden centre of GOB is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.00 to 13.30. Now is a good time to seed the kitchen garden for the winter. You will find many ecological seedlings of local varieties and other plants.
We are coming to the end of the time for planting out the summer kitchen garden. At Es Viver, GOB’s garden centre, we have dropped the prices of all the seedlings to encourage you to complete your kitchen garden We have different varieties of local tomatoes and peppers, beetroot … all at 10 cents each. Continue reading Sale of seedlings for kitchen gardens at Es Viver
This Saturday, 12 June, at 10 am, we are having a new workshop at Es Viver. It will be explained how to grow tomatoes in an ecological way, without chemicals. The workshop is open to the public and is free but it is necessary to register by completing this form. Continue reading Saturday 12 June, workshop on cultivating ecological tomatoes
This Saturday, 22 May, a new workshop has been organized at the GOB garden centre, Es Viver. It is on how to prevent and treat pests and diseases in the garden naturally. Preventing and maintaining the gardens free of these problems is perfectly possible without the need of using chemical products that reduce the quality of the crops and the environmental balance of the garden. Continue reading Saturday 22 May, a new workshop at Es Viver the GOB garden centre
The network of those farms that are part of the Land Stewardship Scheme has increased with the incorporation of the Binibò Farm situated to the south of Ciutadella. With some 10 hectares of land, the principal production is from the orchard, a sector rather underrepresented in Menorca (the Island imports 90% of what is consumed from orchard and kitchen gardens). Some fruit trees and areas with flowers with a potential for honey production have been planted. Continue reading The Binibò Farm incorporated into the Land Stewardship Scheme
Pests are indicators of an unbalanced soil. More than just dealing directly with the pests, it is fundamental to understand the causes and look for natural systems to make sure they do not recur. This type of working was explained to the professional farmers within the Land Stewardship Scheme promoted by GOB. Continue reading Control of pests by looking after the soil