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.
5 useful vegetables in my garden
I want to grow a lot of vegetables in my garden so I try to fill any empty spaces that show up in my beds as soon as I can. These are my favorite useful vegetables for this purpose.
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.
Growing and harvesting dill
I just love dill so naturally, I want to grow a lot of it. And harvest dill more than once!
How to grow baby bok choy (pak choi)
Baby bok choy (or baby pak choi as it's also called) is so delicious! The plants grow so quickly too, it's such a joy to see them in my kitchen garden.
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.
Growing lettuce in the summer heat
It’s time to harvest the dill and put it in the freezer. But before that, I’d like to share a picture of the companion planting I’ve done here and tell you more about the different kinds of lettuce I’ve used.
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.