Month: April 2020
Finding the Right Teapot – My Cast Iron Teapot
It took me a while, but I found the perfect teapot! This square cast iron teapot is beyond beautiful and basically indestructible. Learn more about cast iron pots here!
My Beautiful 'Red Garnet' Amaranth
Some of you have been asking me about the beautiful tall red flowers I grew last summer. This is one of the amaranth varieties I grow in my garden, called Red Garnet.
How to Grow Potatoes in a Raised Bed
I decided to grow potatoes in a raised bed this year! I can fit around ten seed potatoes in the bed and I'm looking forward to harvesting a lot more in May and June. The variety I'm using is called Orla.
Pollinating Peach, Apricot and Nectarines
The fruit trees that flower early might need some help with the pollination. Pollinating peach, apricot and nectarine in my garden is one of my favorite tasks in spring. This is how you do it!
How to use Horse manure as Fertilizer
Horse manure is actually a really great fertilizer that you can use in your garden at home. But there's plenty to think about before starting. Here are my best tips on how to use horse manure as fertilizer, in the first post of my new series about this topic.
Sprouting in a Strainer
A friend of mine does her sprouting in a strainer. So easy and convenient! It really works. Try it!
How to Sprout Anything at Home
Fresh, crispy and delicious sprouts from your window sill? No problem! This is how you grow your own sprouts at home!
How to use vermiculite in the garden
Do you need some extra help with your indoor sowings? Why not give vermiculite a try. I go through everything you need to know about the handy mineral in this post.