Out Of My Garden Kitchen

My Garden Kitchen, is where I have been spending a lot of my time as we wait for the rains.  I got stuck into smoking meats and experimenting with other foods as well, including vegetables, in the garden, where my smokers are! I must admit I have swallowed a lot of smoke and walked around…

A New Kitchen Garden for A Client

The weather has been unbelievably dry in Nairobi, and we are all still waiting for the rains, which seem to be taking forever. Many people have prepared their shambas(crop/vegetable gardens), but few have actually planted, all waiting….waiting…waiting…for the rains. Am sure when it does rain, it will be a continuos downpour. So, we also have…

My Down2Earth Home Made Food Smoker

I just had to do it. I had to build my own smoker so that I could finally smoke my own foods! There wasn’t a way out . My food smoking experiences would continue to haunt me, until I had built my own smoker! With? Yes….Earth! This is my smoking story….         …

Shibero’s Locally Smoked Fresh Meats. A Truly Fine Culinary Experience.

“I love all your products. They are absolutely delicious. I especially like the rich  nutty taste of the smoked Nile Perch.  F.M ” For Price List:  Down2Earth is now producing smoked foods, that are a fusion of  traditional African and Western style smoking, created with passion, pride and care. Our desire is that everyone will enjoy the…

How to Plan Your Vegetable Garden

If you’ve ever thought of starting a vegetable garden from scratch then, now is the time as we prepare for the October/November rains. In the last article we established how fulfilling it is to eat veggie’s straight from your own garden….Hmmmm. Begin now, and it will soon become a lifetime’s habit. I have found it…

Time to be thinking about preparing your garden

It has been very dry, and in the many gardens I have been too, and in mine, the ground is filled with dry leaves and grass, crackling under your feet. In the air, there is the gentle flutter  of wind, stirring up the fallen leaves. There is a hint of the coming October rain.It will…

Live in a Mud/Cob House? Never!

    Soooo…..once upon a time, in 2006, I built my first mud home. Yes, bang in the midst of Karen. These houses were a reasonable size, and a family of three lived in one of them. As my mud home houses were going up, I had no end of curiosity…with some neighbors, I could…

Karibuni

 Welcome!  I love gardens and design, especially those that speak of rest, peacefulness and stillness. These types of gardens bring healing to the soul and remove our daily stresses. I imagine that’s how it was in the Garden of Eden. I specialize in helping families turn their gardens into an extension of their home. Whether your…