For the dark winter days: I collect rose petals, simmer them in jojoba oil and get some fragrant treatment oil.
Vilho Soronen from Koikkala Juva is wood artist: he can make pieces of furniture from birch gnarl (pahka in Finnish).
It was 6th time we celebrated the birthday of famous Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck 10.7. by painting watercolor at the Kenkävero garden at Mikkeli. We were lucky as there were only small drops of rain at Friday.
Peonies at Kenkävero garden.