Help me create an ecologically focused, permaculture garden on La Palma, Canaries



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    I am a German woman in my early sixties (but young at heart ;-) ) and want to start a new life here on La Palma. I bought a finca with 4500 sqm land/garden and hope to convert it into an ecological permaculture garden to become self-contained - veggie and fruit-wise. Before we start planning, the property has to be cleared from debris. There are overgrown terraces which have been used for growing veggies before. As they have fertile soil I want to revive them. Moreover there are many trees to be planted to use the arid space. I have a deteriorated pen which I want to rebuild and get some hens. Next to my house I have space to build an annex. The plumbing has been made, the walls are built to about 130 cm height. I would like to finish it, to get a tiny but cute studio for workawayers. As for me I am an easy going person, good for a laugh, flexible, reliable, and empathetic. Looking forward to greeting you in my little paradise!

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Pratique d’une langue
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Bricolage et projets de construction
    Aide à la maison
    Entretien général

  • Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de développement durable de l’ONU que cet hôte essaie d'atteindre

    Objectifs de l’ONU
    Pas de pauvreté
    Faim «zéro»
    Bonne santé et bien-être
    Éducation de qualité
    Égalité entre les sexes
    Eau propre et assainissement
    Énergie propre et d'un coût abordable
    Travail décent et croissance économique
    Industrie, innovation et infrastructure
    Inégalités réduites
    Villes et communautés durables
    Consommation et production responsables
    Mesures relatives à la lutte contre les changements climatiques
    Vie aquatique
    Vie terrestre
    Paix, justice et institutions efficaces
    Partenariats pour la réalisation des objectifs
  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    I am a world travelled woman and always like to meet new people from different backgrounds with whom I want to share my new home. If you like nature you can go walking or hiking with me and I show you the beauty of the island. Besides in Germany I have lived in Florida, Nepal, Tanzania and Dubai so there is lots of to talk about different cultures.

  • Aide


    I need someone helping me with gardening, some general maintenance / household tasks, and building a small studio. I have local professionals doing it. I just want you to lend a helping hand with some tasks. You can learn a lot about different crafts. Should you have experience in special crafts, let me know!

  • Langues

    Langues parlées
    Allemand: Courant
    Anglais: Courant
    Espagnol: Débutant

    Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
    I am looking for Spanish Speakers to improve the language. Among other professions I was an English teacher in adult education, so I can teach English and German.

  • Hébergement


    You can choose between a bed in the living room or the pavilion a bit further up the hill. You can use the bathroom and kitchen in my house. When you do house sitting, you got the whole house to yourself.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    I live in the south of the island with beautiful sea view. The main village (Los Canarios) of Fuencaliente is 700m down the road where you can find everything. You can go on several walks starting at the house. There is a local bus 100m from the finca where you can travel east (one hour to Santa Cruz, the capital) or west (because of the volcano in Sept. 2021 there is only a dirt road for some kms). Within 15 mins. by car you can reach three beaches. I'd gladly give you a lift when I use the car.

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    Possibilité d'accueillir les animaux

    You can bring a friendly, obedient dog who can handle a property without fences.

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?


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    Nombre d'heures attendues

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

N° de référence hôte : 784853876166