Month: June 2019
Companion planting with strawberries
Every gardener should try this companion planting combination. Strawberries are just the best! Try companion planting strawberries with taller plants like for example fava beans.
Companion planting: tomatoes and lettuce
I often plant lettuce and tomatoes together and I think it works really well. The tomatoes grow quite tall and the lettuce will, of course, stay close to the ground. So there’s plenty of room for both in the same garden bed.
Planting in a plug tray
Using a plug tray is the perfect way to start seeds and get going with a big batch of plants. Try it!
DIY: Knitted puff sleeve cardigan
I just love knitting! This is my latest creation, a purple puff sleeve cardigan.
Beginner's Tip: Harvest Snow Peas Often
I harvest snow peas often to get a large harvest over several weeks. This is how I do it.
My winter-sown baby carrots
It's time to start harvesting the first carrots of the year, my winter-sown baby carrots of the variety Paris Market.
How to prevent late blight
I was worried about my potatoes and tomatoes this year, but I have a few tricks up my sleeve that I think will help me to prevent late blight.
How to: Plant tomato suckers
Can you really grow tomatoes from tomato suckers? Yes, you can. It is a great way to propagate plants. Now is the perfect time to get going!