Month: October 2019
Chinese white celery (Kintsai)
This lovely Chinese white celery was a wild card for me, but it turned out to be well worth the risk. The tender white stalks are absolutely delicious.
Late Blight Part 1: What Causes Late Blight?
Late blight is such a hassle, and unfortunately a very common problem for most gardeners. My new series of articles about late blight will go through everything from the origin of the disease to how you can fight it.
How to grow Brussels sprouts
I just can't wait to start harvesting my bright green Brussels sprouts! This is how I grow Brussels sprouts at home in my kitchen garden.
My favorite hairstyle – shaving my head
The most popular search terms connected to my name seem to be about my blog, address – and cancer. But I'm not sick. I'm shaving my head because I like it!
How to ripen bell peppers indoors
I often get a lot of bell peppers at the beginning of fall. Plenty of them are still green though, but no stress! It's really easy to ripen bell peppers indoors.
A new podcast from frozen polytunnel
Seasons are shifting - fall to winter. I prepare my garden for a fourth season and it's exciting to make sowings and plant for a winter garden.
Sowing new seeds in fall
I know it's late, but I have decided that the growing season is not quite over yet. It's still reasonably warm here so I decided to sow new seeds in fall too!
Freezing homegrown corn
Freezing homegrown corn is actually really easy! I either freeze the entire cobs or remove the kernels first. This is how I do it.
Tips and tricks: How to make a garlic braid
I just love making a garlic braid with my homegrown bulbs. It's a convenient and beautiful way to store garlic at home. Try it!
Garden DIY: My new garden beds
I just love creating new growing spaces here in my garden. This year, I decided to radically improve a neglected area of my lot and make a few new garden beds.
How to freeze chard in flat packages
I often keep some vegetables in my freezer so that I can eat my homegrown food all year round. This is how I freeze chard in flat packages, so convenient!