Month: March 2019
Chitting potatoes indoors
Chitting potatoes is a great way to get an early harvest. This batch of potatoes have been chitting for about 3 weeks. What do they look like now?
Gardening calendar: What I sow in April
My gardening calendar is all about showing what I grow here in the kitchen garden, and when. This is what I sow in April!
Growing early onion in the polytunnel
What could be better than getting a nice harvest of early onion from the polytunnel? I decided to go for a fast-growing variety and it seems to work!
New series: Tomatoes from sowing to harvest
I love growing tomatoes! In spring I sow many different varieties, I love the rich diversity in tomatoes when it comes to the way they look and how they taste. In this new series, we follow the tomatoes from sowing to harvest.
Fertilize with diluted urine indoors
It might seem a bit strange or yucky to fertilize with diluted urine. But it actually works really well, especially indoors. Try it!
Harvesting fava beans (broad beans)
Can you really get more than one harvest from your fava plants? The answer is yes, but the question is if you should. This is my opinion on how to go about harvesting fava beans.
Quick compost in a styrofoam box
I'm all about repurposing, so I thought I would use an old styrofoam box as a container for my compost. It works really well! The styrofoam provides really great insulation which is perfect if you want to make quick compost.
Guide: Buying a polytunnel
Polytunnels are such great growing spaces! Many people ask me about how to pick the right one. Read this guide to buying a polytunnel to learn how!
Guide: All about asparagus
Are you as excited about asparagus season as I am? I decided to make a little guide, All about asparagus, with everything you need to know about how to grow this delicious vegetable at home.
A snowy start to March gardening
I thought spring was finally here, but it looks like I need to prepare myself for some more winter projects. March gardening is always so unpredictable!
Harvesting my overwintered vegetables
A large salad is the perfect reward for getting my overwintered vegetables through the cold season. Everything has gone according to plan and I'm so happy about the results!