Month: February 2020
Winter-sow fast-growing leafy greens
Growing vegetables in winter are generally called winter-sowing. I decided to winter-sow fast-growing leafy greens in my cottage garden. Trust me, it works!
My beautiful fall windflowers
Windflowers are some of my favorite perennials. Everything from the leaves to the buds and actual flowers looks like a work of art in my opinion. They look lovely in the garden of course, but I also like using them for bouquets.
10 cabbage varieties and how to use them
New to cabbage? Read my guide about 10 popular cabbage varieties that you can grow at home.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - December 2019
This has been a wonderful year at the cottage, and now it's time from my last update about winter in Oak Hill. I'm growing potted tomatoes in my kitchen and hoping for an early harvest from my winter sowing outside!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - November 2019
Lots of things happened at Oak Hill Cottage Garden in November. I made sausages, buried bokashi and most importantly: fixed up the root cellar!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - October 2019
It's starting to get colder, but I keep on working in the garden. I'm celebrating fall in Oak Hill Cottage Garden by planting garlic!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - September 2019
It's September, but that doesn't mean that I'm done harvesting! It's time for a full work day in the garden, and I'm looking forward to harvesting napa cabbage at Oak Hill.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - August 2019
The beds in my cottage garden are overflowing! I'm especially happy about the lovely summer flowers at Oak Hill.
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - July 2019
It's summer at Oak Hill Cottage Garden and I need a lot of compost for my beds. My flowers are already thriving, and I want the rest of my plants to look as healthy and beautiful!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - June 2019
My garden at Oak Hill Cottage looked absolutely lovely in June last year. I can't believe how easy it is to start growing even in a smaller space too!
Oak Hill Cottage Garden - May 2019
I'm making great progress with Oak Hill Cottage Garden, both inside and out. This is what the cottage garden looks like in May!