Month: June 2018
Making your own summer bouquets
Summer break is finally here! I wanted to celebrate by creating beautiful flower arrangements for my kids. Making your own summer bouquets is so fun. Nothing beats picking the flowers yourself!
Remontant strawberries: Harvest strawberries all summer
A ready supply of these beautiful red berries all summer long – it's a gardener's dream! That's why I'm growing remontant strawberries. Try growing them too!
Tips for growing vegetables in dry soil
Growing vegetables in dry soil might seem like a big challenge, but it doesn't have to be that hard! I use row cover to keep my newly sown seeds healthy, even in the middle of summer.
How to: Growing napa cabbage (Chinese cabbage)
This is the first time I'm growing napa cabbage of the variety Scarvita and I have to say I'm very impressed with the result. I just love pink, so harvesting fresh pink cabbages is of course a big thing for me!
My summer paradise: Growing annuals
Pink flowers against an old stone wall. What a dream! Especially when the flowers are surrounded by homegrown vegetables in a flourishing kitchen garden. Now is the time to start working on your own summer paradise by growing annuals!
Growing snow peas in pots
No space left in the garden beds? Don't worry! You can actually grow a lot of vegetables in pots too. Why not try growing snow peas in pots on your balcony or patio this summer?
Tips for growing chives: Letting them bloom
Don't be afraid to let your chives bloom! Use this method for growing chives to enjoy the beautiful flowers and harvest fresh chives at the same time.
Getting a Newfoundland dog
I recently received an email from my reader Charlotta. She want to now if she should be getting a Newfoundland dog. My answer is of course yes!
Planting leek in dry soil
It's so dry and hot outside! Does this mean that you won't be able to grow your favorite vegetables right now? Of course not! This post is about planting leek in dry soil, but I use this method for many other vegetables too.
Growing annual flowers from seed
Try growing annual flowers from seed together with your vegetables. This will save you some time and also add some aesthetic appeal to your vegetable garden.