Month: September 2021
Mulching my polytunnels
What a challenge! I decided I wanted to start mulching my polytunnels. But this is also one of the most important spots in my garden where I grow so many vegetables. So, how to combine the two? I think I've found a good solution!
Fertilize with nettle water
After three weeks in the barrel, it's finally time to start using the nettle water in my vegetable garden. I'll do it on a day when rain is in the air.
Garden DIY: Storing grass clippings
I love using grass clippings as mulch in my kitchen garden. Storing grass clippings is a great way to keep it fresh longer. This is how I do it.
Overwintering artichokes in pots
It's time to overwinter the artichokes that I managed to save from my dried out-beds this summer. I decided to put them in pots in my polytunnel. This is how I do it!
Growing Ice Peach: The white peach
Have you ever heard of a white peach? I didn't know anything about them until last year and I knew I had to give it a try. These peaches are not only gorgeous, they taste amazing too!
Soil analysis part 3 – Mulching the polytunnels
It's time to take a look at the polytunnels in the third article about the soil analysis I did in my garden. The soil is doing well, but I need to make some changes to improve the overall quality of the polytunnel soil. And I plan to do it with (you guessed it), more mulch!
Soil analysis part 2: Mulching works!
"Nobody is making any money off these methods. A lot of people might feel provoked by the fact that you can succeed without buying any fancy products." The results are in – mulching works wonders!
Mulching with sheep's wool
I finally decided to try mulching with wool! This is what my first attempt looks like. I think it works really well, and it looks beautiful too!
Soil analysis Part 1: Getting my soil tested
I want to know more about how my soil is doing! So, I decided to do a soil analysis and tested the soil in my polytunnels and in the raised beds outside. This is how it works!