Month: August 2019
My homemade rosehip puree
The rosehips are ripe in Sweden and that means a lot of picking here at home! I make rosehip puree that I can use in plenty of different desserts. Yum!
Red Noodle yard-long bean
This yard-long bean variety is called Red Noodle, and I couldn't think of a more fitting name. I grow it in my polytunnel here at home in zone 3, and I have had great results so far. This is how I do it.
Vegetables you can grow in shade
This bed only gets around an hour of sunlight in the early mornings. But the leafy greens are thriving here! This is what I grow in shade in my kitchen garden.
How to edge your beds
Nice edges can make a huge difference to the look of your garden. It's a lot more convenient to edge your beds properly too since you won't trip over landscape fabric or get it stuck in the lawnmower. Perfect!
How to use a plug tray
I decided to use a plug tray to grow leafy greens that I can put in the shady spots in my garden. I really recommend this method! I grow plenty of different vegetables this way, for example, sprouting broccoli.
Video tour: An amazing mulched garden
This lovely mulched garden is absolutely overflowing with beautiful flowers and vegetables. Watch this video tour to learn what's possible with a simple trick like mulching.
My 28 best harvesting tips
What should the snow pea look like when it's ready? And is there a surefire way to know when a corncob is ripe? Here are my 28 best harvesting tips that answer these questions, and many more!
Growing all year round: My guide to summer sowings
Summer is coming to an end up here in the north, but I still wanted to make a few more summer sowings that I can harvest later in fall.
Gardening Calendar: What I sow in August
I won't give up on the growing season, even though it's August in zone 3. I sow new seeds now so I can harvest vegetables later in fall. This is what I sow in August.
Growing turnip in my garden
Growing turnip this beautiful just makes me feel so happy! This particular variety was very common in the past here in Scandinavia, but we haven't forgotten about it in my garden.