Month: January 2019
Winter sowing spinach in January
I did a January sowing of spinach and I'm hoping to get a nice harvest in April, or sooner! I decided to start sowing spinach in a miniature greenhouse and I hope this will give me a nice head start.
My first January sowings (indoors)
If you are anything like me, you will want to get going with the sowing as soon as possible. I do January sowings indoors every year, these are my favorite 5 vegetables.
Green alternatives to manure
Some say that you can't grow your own food without using manure as a fertilizer. I disagree! I almost only use green alternatives to animal manure and it works like a charm. Here are my 6 best tips.
Growing rhubarb from seed
It's time to grow rhubarb! Growing rhubarb from seed is a great way to get plenty of plants for the rhubarb patch in your garden. The seed viability is really good!
6 tips for storing bokashi compost in winter
It doesn't matter if you live in a house with a garden or an apartment, these 6 tips are useful for anyone who wants to store their bokashi compost over winter.
Growing light-germinating seeds – my 6 favorites
Plenty of vegetables have light-germinating seeds, perhaps more than you would think! These are my 6 favorite vegetables with light-germinating seeds.
Gardening Calendar: What I sow in January
I'm starting the new year with plenty of sowings! It's cold here in Sweden but that doesn't stop me from looking forward to fresh harvests in the near future. This is what I sow in January.
Winter sowing in pots
It's cold up here in zone 3, but I wanted to do a winter sowing of broccoli that I can harvest early in spring. I decided to do a sowing in pots in my polytunnel. This is how to do it!
Growing winter vegetables: Guide to Winter sowing
When it comes to growing vegetables, some of you might not think much about this season. But I'm actually a big fan of growing winter vegetables and I hope you will try it too! Start by reading my guide on winter sowing here.
Wintersowing: My best tips
I wintersow a selection of mixed seeds in winter to get a nice harvest of fresh vegetables in early spring. Wintersowing is really easy, try it!
My video guide about bokashi compost
How does bokashi compost work? Is it expensive? Can you use it during winter? Bokashi is the key to success in my garden, so I made this video guide to help you get started too.