Month: July 2019
How to grow black salsify: Mulching
It can be very challenging to grow vegetables when it's hot and dry outside. I try to use mulch as a way to protect my plants in summer. This is how I grow black salsify with the help of mulch.
Lemons from CrowdFarming
I'm so happy with the organic lemons I recently got from the organization CrowdFarming. I am really excited about this new way to buy vegetables straight from the producer.
How to grow jostaberries at home
Jostaberries are the perfect cross between gooseberries and blackcurrants. Jostaberry marmalade is already one of my new favorites at the breakfast table!
Harvesting fava beans
My beautiful fava beans are some of the best smelling plants in the kitchen garden. And the flowers have just started to produce large, fresh pods filled with delicious different-colored beans.
Why should I transplant potato plants?
Can you transplant potato plants to any spot in your garden? I say yes. And there are plenty of reasons why you should.
To get some grass clippings
It's time for the next episode of my podcast. Today I'll bring you to a place that means quite a lot to my garden. Come with me to get some grass clippings!
Guest blog: Maria's sourdough slug repellent!
This is my first time hearing about this method, but it actually works really well! Read more about Maria's sourdough slug repellent here.
Plants that cause burns and blisters
We had an accident a few years ago when my kids got burns and blisters from some of the plants in my garden. The plants that cause burns might not be the ones you think though!
My Duke blueberry plants
It's finally time to start my little jungle project in the polytunnel! I want to grow plenty of tall plants in there and the blueberry variety Duke seemed like the perfect choice.
Save your potato plants for a second harvest
My first harvest of potatoes was quite small, so I'm going to save my potato plants to get a second harvest later in summer.
Cutting, pinching off and pruning tomato plants
I want to get a good harvest from my tomatoes outdoors. Of course, this means a lot of pruning! I have a few methods of pruning tomato plants I wanted to share with you.